Price Increase as of 1st of September 2020

Dear valued client As you know, we have made every attempt to stick to our mission & passion which is ‘affordability’. Over the past 7 years, our team of experts have been working around the clock to make sure that our clients are provided with world-class services at the lowest of prices.  Due to the current impact of COVID-19, we have ... Read More

July 31, 2020
Staff are working Remotely

  In support of ongoing efforts to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have all our staff working remotely. We thus only have a handful of staff on phone system at times, but we are still servicing customers via email, tickets and live chat. For assistance please log a request via our Live Chat system for urgent requests on our website. Read More

May 1, 2020
Exchange Rate Changes affection Domain Prices

Due to the exchange rates affecting pricing by our Top Level Provider of some TLDs we will be adjusting them accordingly.

You can view the pricing changes on our Domain Pricing Page: https://my.hostking.co.za/cart.php?a=add&domain=register

This currently excludes co.za, web.za, net.za, org.za

April 16, 2020
Website Updates during COVID-19 Crisis [Small Checklist]

How will your small business cope with the coronavirus outbreak? In many places, social distancing, shelter-in-place orders and other necessary steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 are taking a toll on local shops. Many seem to experience a drop in sales already in South Africa. Check our blog at for more information how to handle this with a ... Read More

March 24, 2020
Fibre Freeze Period

Fibre Freeze Period 

Please be advised that the annual Fibre Freeze period begins on 13 December and ends on 12 January 2020.

Installations are put on hold during this time and are scheduled for the New Year.

Please place your order so that we may secure the earliest installation date for you.

December 7, 2019
Replacing Legacy backup manager with new Jetbackup Snapshot Feature

After extensive research and testing,we've found that the legacy backup feature of cPanel creates certain problems,to list a few: Creates unnecessary load when backup runs. Uses disk space of customer if they store backups in the cpanel account. Management of two backup systems. Launch of Jetbackup Snapshots is now active on a few ... Read More

November 19, 2019
Plesk Server Upgrades to New Plesk Obsidian Version

We are pleased to announce that we will be upgrading Plesk Servers today to their new versions called Plesk Obsidian Plesk has released. This version brings many bug fixes we have been waiting for also a way to view the sites abusing shared resources which helps us control the server hosting better for Plesk for Windows. Tools like these existed ... Read More

October 23, 2019
Credit Card Payment Gateway Moved to Payfast

We have received reports from customers with issues with SagePay Paynow payments. We investigated and found its an issue on their developers API which they will be looking into.

While they attend to it we will be using Payfast as the Credit Card Payment gateway.

We will inform you if this changes and any updates on this issue.

October 5, 2019
New Free and Paid Email Marketing Services Launched

We are pleased to inform all customers requiring Email Marketing Service that we have implemented a new Email Marketing Service. We have tested it for quite some time and feel its ready for customers requiring strong but easy to use Email Marketing Software. We launched a free plan with some limits for those interested in testing the service out ... Read More

September 30, 2019