Web Hosting Comparison

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PlayCTV

Starter

Starting at

$2.95

CAD monthly
73% Off (was $10.95)

Business

Starting at

$13.95

CAD monthly
17% Off (was $16.95)

Domain Features Starter Personal Business
Included FREE Domains 1 1 1
Sub-Domains / A-Records 30 50 75
Sub-directory Domains 15 25 35
Domain Access w/or without "www" Yes Yes Yes
Host External Domains Yes Yes Yes
Full DNS Management Yes Yes Yes
Domain Contact Management Yes Yes Yes
Domain Forwarding Yes Yes Yes
URL Masking Yes Yes Yes
Free Registrar Transfers Yes Yes Yes
CORE FEATURES
cPanel Demo Demo Demo
Web Space 5000 MB 10000 MB 15000 MB
Monthly Traffic 500 GB 1000 GB 1500 GB
FTP Accounts 1 5 35
Burst Server: Up to 23X Faster Page Loads
  • More Resources Per User
  • Enhanced Performance
  • Industry-leading hardware and uptime
No No
Control Panel Yes Yes Yes
Web-based File Manager Yes Yes Yes
Custom Error Pages Yes Yes Yes
SSH Access (Secure Shell) No No No
FTP over SSL (FTPS) Yes Yes Yes
Server Side Includes (SSI) No Yes Yes
Site Statistics Yes Yes Yes
Raw Access Logs Yes Yes Yes
Cron Jobs / Scheduled Tasks No Yes Yes
SSL Certificate No included included
Backups Yes Yes Yes
Dedicated IP No No add-on
Firewall Protection Yes Yes Yes
Instant Activation Yes Yes Yes
PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
PHP5 / PHP7 Yes Yes Yes
Custom PHP5.ini / PHP7.ini Yes Yes Yes
Perl w/FASTCGI Yes Yes Yes
Python CGI Yes Yes Yes
Ruby on Rails w/FASTCGI No No Yes
Crontab Access Yes Yes Yes
CGI-BIN Directory Yes Yes Yes
Ruby on Rails No No Yes
Server Side Includes (SSI) No Yes Yes
Full Unix Shell No No No
Frontpage Server Extensions No Yes Yes
ASP.net No No No
ASP No No No
ADO.net No No No
Ajax Yes Yes Yes
XML Parser Yes Yes Yes
IIS 7 ASP Components No No No
APPLICATION ON-DEMAND
WordPress Blog Yes Yes Yes
Joomla! CMS Yes Yes Yes
PhpBB Discussion Forum Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes
osTicket Yes Yes Yes
ZenCart Yes Yes Yes
OpenCart Yes Yes Yes
Moodle Yes Yes Yes
Simple Machines Yes Yes Yes
Gallery Yes Yes Yes
DATABASES
MySQL Database
5 10 25
MS SQL 2018 No No No
MySQL Users 10 20 50
Database Backup / Restore Yes Yes Yes
Direct Database Access Yes Yes Yes
PhpMyAdmin Yes Yes Yes
E-MAIL FEATURES
Email Accounts 25 50 100
Mailbox Space 3 GB 5 GB 10 GB
IMAP & POP3 Supported Yes Yes Yes
Webmail Yes Yes Yes
Virus Protection Yes Yes Yes
Aliases 100 150 200
Forwarding Yes Yes Yes
Auto-Responders Yes Yes Yes
Catch-All Email Address Yes Yes Yes
Sender ID Protection Yes Yes Yes
Email Privacy & Protection w/256-bit Encryption Yes Yes Yes
POP3 / SMTP Yes Yes Yes
POP3S (POP3 over SSL) Yes Yes Yes
IMAPS (IMAP over SSL) Yes Yes Yes
SMTPS (SMTP over SSL) Yes Yes Yes
Mailing List No Yes Yes
Custom MX Records No No Yes
MARKETING TOOLS
Blogging Enabled Yes Yes Yes
eCommerce Enabled No Yes Yes
Google™ Webmaster Tools Yes Yes Yes
Site Analytics Yes Yes Yes
Facebook™ Credit No No No
Google™ AdWords Credit No No No
WEB ANALYTICS
AWStats (real-time) Yes Yes Yes
Webalizer Graphical Statistics Yes Yes Yes
Analog Stats Yes Yes Yes
Referrer Logs Yes Yes Yes
Raw Log Manager Yes Yes Yes
Error Logs Yes Yes Yes
SECURITY
Firewall Protection Yes Yes Yes
Password Protected Directories Yes Yes Yes
Multi-user Access Rights No Yes Yes
Secure FTP Access Yes Yes Yes
Secure Shell (SSH) Access No No No
Shared SSL Certificate Yes Yes Yes
Dedicated SSL Certificate No included included
Dedicated IP Address No No add-on
Virus Protection Yes Yes Yes
Redundant Power Supply Yes Yes Yes
Secured Data Center Yes Yes Yes
Daily Backups Yes Yes Yes
SUPPORT
24/7 Phone Support No Yes Yes
Live Chat Online Yes Yes Yes
24 hour Technical Support (e-mail) Yes Yes Yes
Knowledge Base Yes Yes Yes
Video Tutorials Yes Yes Yes
GUARANTEE
99.9% Uptime Yes Yes Yes
30-Day Money Back Yes Yes Yes

Package Price Summary

Term Promo Price Promo Total Promo Discount Term Discount Total Discount Recurring Total
Monthly $10.95/mo $10.95 0% 0% 0% $10.95
Annually $9.95/mo $119.40 9% 9% 9% $119.40
Biennially $7.95/mo $190.80 27% 27% 27% $190.80
Triennially $2.95/mo $106.20 73% 73% 73% $106.20
Term Promo Price Promo Total Promo Discount Term Discount Total Discount Recurring Total
Monthly $11.95/mo $11.95 0% 0% 0% $11.95
Annually $10.95/mo $131.40 8% 8% 8% $131.40
Biennially $8.95/mo $214.80 25% 25% 25% $214.80
Triennially $3.95/mo $142.20 66% 66% 66% $142.20
Term Promo Price Promo Total Promo Discount Term Discount Total Discount Recurring Total
Monthly $16.95/mo $16.95 0% 0% 0% $16.95
Annually $15.95/mo $191.40 5% 5% 5% $191.40
Biennially $14.95/mo $358.80 11% 11% 11% $358.80
Triennially $13.95/mo $502.20 17% 17% 17% $502.20

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