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Top web hosting companies in Kenya recommended for startups


It’s more than three decades since the launch of the first ever website on 30th April 1993. Today, a website is nearly a prerequisite for every business in the world- from local startups to multinationals. Contrary to what many of us would expect, websites will never become obsolete. New and revolutionary web technologies are emerging on a daily basis.

What keeps websites afloat over the decades is mainly the room for creativity they provide. Websites are highly customizable for solving a wide range of problems- From E-commerce and blogs to complex web-based ERP systems. Websites boost an organization’s online presence and public trust. Custom domain email accounts among other benefits come along with investing in the web.

Unfortunately, very few companies can afford their own personal servers. The majority tend to rely on web hosting companies. Depending on the need-case, businesses choose between shared hosting and dedicated hosting packages. After a thorough comparison and professional review, these are the top and the best web hosting companies in Kenya recommended for startups.

1) Hostpinnacle Kenya

Hostpinnacle Kenya tops this list of the best web hosting companies in Kenya. The company is popular for providing free lifetime domain names. This simply means that renewal subscriptions apply to web hosting only excluding the domain registration. With as low as KES 2,000(approximately $18), you can get a world-class hosting package at Hostpinnacle.

Hostpinnacle packages have FREE features such as:

  • Site Building Tools
  • SEO building tools
  • SSL certificate
  • M-pesa integration

Other features include unlimited databases, unlimited email accounts, and unlimited bandwidth, unlimited among others.

2) Truehost Cloud

Truehost Cloud offers relatively affordable domain registration and web hosting services. Notable features from Truehost include:

  • Free SSL
  • Multiple subdomains(unlimited)
  • Many Databases(unlimited)
  • Unlimited email accounts among others.

The company has an affiliate program for earning through referral commissions.

3) Webcom Kenya

Webcom Kenya has different affordable packages suitable for small businesses and SMEs in Kenya.


This article does not endorse any web hosting company. The ranking is based on balancing the features against cost and reviews from an online survey.

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