When you purchase a HostUtopia Web Hosting Plan, you are GUARANTEED Full Throttle Bandwidth! When we quote you 10GB of transfer, that bandwidth is available at 100%, we will never throttle you down for high consumption.
The Unlimited Myth
Many web hosting companies offer “unlimited” as a plan feature. It is impossible for any provider to actually provide an unlimited amount of bandwidth or disk space. It’s just not possible. And would you like to be on a server with other users that try and hog all that “unlimited bandwidth”, it just makes your website slow.Unlimited is NOT Unlimited, it’s very limiting.
So Why Do Unlimited Plans Exist?
It’s all about puffery in advertising! (Dishonest Marketing 101) Most websites only consume a very small amount of bandwidth and disk space. Web hosting companies that provide unlimited anything as a plan feature are banking on the fact that you won’t use very much. Unlimited is a marketing trick to get your business. The web hosting market is very competitive. Although selling plans that pretend to be unlimited can seem dishonest, it does not mean that the hosting company will not provide good service. Check in the hosting company’s Terms of Service: there will probably be a note about what “unlimited” really means. Unlimited providers won’t allow you to host video or audio files, they won’t let you store any backups or any files that are NOT live to the web, they also dictate how large your email storage can use as part of your “unlimited” plan.
When Are Unlimited Plans Ok?
For Small, unpopular static websites. If you plan on having any audio, video, image galleries, file storage or backups on your disk space, Unlimited Hosting Providers will ban or throttle your package per their Terms of Service. HostUtopia gives you what you pay for!