About Us

HOSTRIVER is an accredited domain registrar and hosting services provider.

Founded in 2005 and Head quartered in Johannesburg, South Africa – our mission is to provide African businesses and government with fast, secure and reliable world-class hosting and internet services.

Why use us?

  • Affordable, secure and reliable hosting and internet services.
  • Unparalleled customer support.
  • Outstanding technology and infrastructure.
  • Over 10 years track record.
  • No long-term contracts. Just month-to-month. Cancel anytime
  • Best business email service with support for Microsoft ActiveSync, Email Archiving, Large storage, Dedicated Servers and much more

Coming from another Host?

  • Easy Domain Transfer!
  • Free Website Migration!
  • Free Email Migration!
  • Free Database Migration!
  • Free Script Migration!
  • We handle the migration process for you!

World Wide Data Delivery


Our services are powered by multiple servers and data centers located all over the world, so you can rest easy knowing that your customers can access your website from anywhere.

Our dedication to a global marketplace extends to domain registrations, as we offer the most popular TLD’s for registration.

Our dedication to customer support reaches across the globe as well. We are here to help you with your hosting in any way possible, and you can reach us via phone, email, or live chat.

Maximum Server Uptime


Server uptime is critical for all businesses – consider it the heart beat of hosting your business. File and databases servers, email and web servers are an indispensable part of most business processes, and downtimes have direct negative effects on productivity, sales, employee and customer satisfaction.

That’s why ensuring the maximum server uptime is so important to us – we want to make sure your business processes are running healthy so your customers are happy.

By trusting us with your business needs, we promise you a 99.9% uptime on any services we provide, outside of any standard maintenance we may provide.

Top Tier Security


Rest easy knowing that we provide 24/7 security monitoring and DDoS protection. You take protecting your customer’s data seriously, and so do we. Our security team and safeguards are on the job all day, every day to provide the level of security needed in today’s digital age.

A wide range of security tools are at your disposal, including SSL certificates, firewall configuration, security monitoring services, VPN access, and more.