Deep Africa has excellent web hosting services, with the much-needed SSL certificate coming free for all hosting plans.
The Live chats make their customer support stand out.
Their service is however relatively costly.
Website Transfer to Deep Africa is also not free.
Deep Africa Domain Prices
Buying a domain from Deep Africa would cost you relatively more than other web hosting companies in Kenya.
A .co.ke domain goes for Ksh 865, while a .com domain registration costs Ksh 1,250.
If you are looking for a .org or .net domain, you would have to part with Ksh 1,585 or Ksh 1,950 respectively.
Domain renewals cost between Ksh 1,300 to Ksh 1,500/yr.
Deep Africa does not offer free website/domain migration.
Transferring your .co.ke domain to Deep Africa would cost Ksh 900, while a .com domain transfer would cost Ksh 1,250.
Deep Africa Hosting Prices
The cheapest shared hosting plan offered by Deep Africa costs Ksh 3,364/yr, with Unlimited Web Space, unlimited bandwidth and a Free SSL Certificate.
The plan only allows you to host a single website.
If this is not good enough for you, Deep Africa has a better plan costing KSh 11,484/yr.
The plan comes with Unlimited Web Space, the ability to host 5 Extra Websites and a Dedicated IP Address.
The plan also comes with a Free SSL Encryption and Unlimited Bandwidth.
And for ambitious website owners, Deep Africa offers Dedicated/VPS web hosting solutions with prices ranging between Ksh 31,320 and Ksh 135,906 per quarter year.
Deep Africa Pros
Fast Load Time. New: Facebook Activation for all hosting plans.
Free domain and website transfer.
Unlimited Web Space and Unlimited Bandwidth.
99.9 % Uptime Guarantee.
FREE Site Building Tools.
FREE SSL Certificate for all hosting Plans.
24/7/ Customer support via Phone, Live Chat, and Ticket System.
The cheapest hosting plan goes for Ksh 3,364, not quite affordable.
Apart from the costly PILI Hosting plan which allows you to host 5 websites, all the other plans will restrict you to one website only.
You only have 10-15Gb Email Storage. Not convenient for companies loaded with heavy email communication. Unfriendly domain transfer process.
Apart from the required EPP code, they will ask you for your current cPanel Login Details plus the cPanel Login Link.