Does Safaricom Offer Free Web Hosting Services?


Yes.Safaricom offers free web hosting services for anyone buying a domain name for the first time from the telecom company. But one condition you must meet is that you must buy a domain name from them. Buying a domain name from Safaricom costs Ksh999.You are also required to renew the domain name every year.

The free hosting service contain the following features:

  • 50 MB Space
  • Free Email Security
  • 5 Email Accounts
  • 3 Sub Domains
  • 2 FTP Accounts
  • Free Website Builder
  • Unlimited Bandwidth

You are allowed to use the service for one year then upgrade to a premium plan. The cheapest plan to purchase is Bronze which costs Ksh 1,500 per year.

If your site is new with zero traffic, it’s better to save money by taking the free plan, then organize to pay after one year.