Expect a small website to take up 10 and 100 MB. Considering
that you may want to expand your website in the near future,
it is advisable to get a web hosting plan with ample web
If you want to offer lots of images/graphics/audios in
their website, you will be needing the biggest web hosting
package available. Check out our enterprise
web hosting package with customisable features and
Make sure that you know your needs before you
start looking for your web host. Not every web
hosting plan can be upgraded or customised like ours.
More than often, webmasters do not get the features they
need and are not able to customise their web hosting features.
Data transfer per month are typically referred to as
bandwidth. It is the amount of data transfer that occurs
between your website and visitors. A small or medium web
site will consume between 1 and 5GB of data transfer per
month. Larger, commercial or popular websites often consume
more than 5GB of monthly data transfer and sometimes,
exceeding 100GB of monthly data transfer.
Before you decide on a web hosting plan, be sure
to check this:
- What is the monthly data transfer/ bandwidth allowed?
- Will you be charged if your website exceeds its limit?
- Are you able to upgrade/add on your bandwidth?
Visitors to your web site will often connect via 56K
modems or ADSL modems but your web host provider should
have a much faster connection. Your website should have
high web site connections
that are approximately 1000 high speed (56 Kilobytes per
second) modems combined- T3 fiber optic connections.
In the early days of the Internet, T1- connections was
considered a fast connection. The fastest connections
available are T3 connections that are used by Internet
Service Providers and major corps.
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