FastComet and A2 Hosting have largely proved themselves as two of the most promising Web Hosting companies over the years. Here is our comparison of FastComet Vs A2 Hosting, and we can say FastComet is the clear winner.
To test FastComet and A2 Hosting, I bought a test account and monitoring the response time and uptime for the last six months. I also talk about other features which will be vital to make the best option.
FastComet vs. A2 Hosting: Overview
A2 Hosting started back in 2001, and since then, it has done an excellent job by providing users with technologically advanced yet friendly Web Hosting solutions. Also, it is one of those Web Hosting providers that offer an extremely blazing fast speed.
As far as FastComet is concerned, it has been around for the past 9 years now, and all along this journey, it has been largely able to prove its expertise and transparency in the industry.
FastComet Vs A2 Hosting: Speed & Uptime
At Hostingstep, I use Google PageSpeed Insights to measure the average response time. The average response time of FastComet is 140 ms and the same of A2 Hosting is 200 ms.
|Response time||FASTCOMET||A2 HOSTING|
|September 2020||453 ms||453 ms|
|October||338 ms||336 ms|
|November||327 ms||346 ms|
|December||140 ms||200 ms|
When it comes to uptime, FastComet provides 99.98% and A2 Hosting recorded at 99.99% based on last four months average.
FastComet vs. A2 Hosting: Support
I contacted FastComet Support many times, and no matter how big or small my query is, I have always found them to be pretty fast and friendly in handling it. This holds for both live chat and tickets.
A2 Hosting support or the Guru Crew support may not be as fast as the FastComet Support. Still, it certainly has exceptionally knowledgeable executives to assist you with your every query or technical difficulty. Just like FastComet, A2 Hosting offers support via live chat, phone, and tickets.
FastComet vs. A2 Hosting: Data center locations
FastComet provides users with 11 data center locations to choose from. It includes Chicago, Dallas, and Newark in the USA, Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam in Europe, and Singapore and Tokyo in Asia.
However, A2 Hosting has only 3 data center locations to offer Michigan in the USA, Amsterdam in Europe, and Singapore in Asia.
FastComet vs. A2 Hosting: Pricing
When it comes to pricing, FastComet allows you to start for as low as $3.95/mo, while A2 Hosting lets you start for as low as $3.92/mo. The difference gets more apparent when it comes to renewals.
While FastComet comes high with renewal price, the renewals in A2 Hosting is comparatively cheaper for unlimited sites hosting plans.
While FastComet unlimited website hosting plan has $14.99/month as renewals, A2 charges less as $9.99/month.
FastComet renewal charges are $9.95, $14.95, $19.95 respectively.
Winner: A2 Hosting
As far as the service quality is concerned, both the Web Hosting companies are undoubtedly brilliant. However, the actual difference can be seen in terms of pricing.
A2 Hosting is pretty fastest yet comes with an affordable price tag. Apart from it, I love A2 Hosting free Cloudflare Railgun optimization on their Turbo plan.