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hosthatch com 2015-08-18 09-07-34Abdullah, from HostHatch, has shared the following offers with us located in Hong Kong and Sydney! These are some great locations; especially at these prices!




HostHatch includes free RAM upgrades until September first (valid in all locations):

  • VZ-SSD #1 – free upgrade to 512 MB (if ordered quarterly or higher)
  • VZ-SSD #2 – free upgrade to 768 MB (if ordered quarterly or higher)
  • VZ-SSD #3 – free upgrade to 1536 MB

HostHatch have been around for several years now and have been featured quite some times before here. They recently refreshed their website making it look even better than it did before. These guys are as proper as you can get them, having invested quite some money into this business and steadily growing it to what it is right now. Host nodes have E5-2620v2/v3 CPUs with an array of SSDs in RAID10 in order to ensure proper performance. These offers are available in their Los Angeles, Amsterdam, and Stockholm locations as well. These servers include a free SSL certificate per IPv4 address. As always, please leave a review if you’re with HostHatch. Enjoy these offers!

Payments can be made using PayPal, Bitcoins, credit cards, and bank transfer. HostHatch is a registered company in Tampa, Florida, USA. Additional IPv4 are available at $2/IPv4/month. For all the details on what’s allowed and not, please read their Terms of Service!

Network information

Mega-I – Hong Kong, China
Test IPv4:
Test file:
Looking glass: lg.softlayer.com (choose Hong Kong)

Equinix – Sydney, Australia
Test IPv4:
Test IPv6: 2401:c900:1401:2d::4
Test file:
Looking glass: lg.softlayer.com (choose Sydney)

Click here for information on their other locations.



  1. kianxineki:

    There are offers for your servers Netherlands?

    August 18, 2015 @ 8:30 am | Reply
  2. Thanks for the post Maarten! The offers are available in all of our locations, just go to the website and order and send a ticket for the RAM upgrade. //Emil @ HostHatch

    August 18, 2015 @ 9:33 am | Reply
  3. Jason:

    Can I have more SSD space instead of RAM? Thanks.

    August 18, 2015 @ 10:26 am | Reply
    • No, sorry – we can only do the RAM upgrades until 1st September

      August 18, 2015 @ 10:33 am | Reply
  4. Game servers are allowed?

    August 18, 2015 @ 11:03 am | Reply
    • Edwin:

      I did not see it “not allowed” in the acceptable usage policy, so I Went ahead and hosted one. Will let you know if I run in to trouble ^_^

      August 25, 2015 @ 1:10 pm | Reply
      • We do not have anything against gameservers specifically.

        August 29, 2015 @ 6:16 pm | Reply
  5. fallr:

    Hello, is the offer at this price still valid on 28th of this month? And is thus a recurring offer? I mean the free upgrade to 512mb as well as the price. (To the best of my knowledge Mega-I is quite expensive)

    August 18, 2015 @ 11:25 am | Reply
    • Yes, it’s available till 1st September and recurring. We’ve never changed pricing, even when we moved from one of the most economic datacenters to one of the most expensive ones (Telecity) in Amsterdam.

      August 18, 2015 @ 11:37 am | Reply
  6. Different Jason:

    Can I have more Bandwidth instead of RAM? Thanks.

    August 18, 2015 @ 11:55 am | Reply
    • rooter:

      I also looking forward to this question to be answered by HostHatch representative. Can we request a RAM replacement to Bandwidth instead.

      Thank you.

      August 19, 2015 @ 3:13 pm | Reply
      • No, we feel we include a very good amount of bandwidth already, probably the highest in the market for these locations.

        August 29, 2015 @ 6:16 pm | Reply
  7. Lucas:

    KVM will be fine

    August 18, 2015 @ 5:30 pm | Reply
  8. bersy:

    It looks like your website was redesigned, I like it.

    August 19, 2015 @ 3:57 am | Reply
  9. Psike:

    Do you need to open a ticket to get the RAM upgrade? I’ve signed up for the 1GB version, and its just 1GB at the moment.


    August 19, 2015 @ 5:23 am | Reply
    • Yes – as Emil mentioned above, you must send in a ticket after ordering the server.

      August 29, 2015 @ 6:29 pm | Reply
  10. Derek:

    Hi Emil,
    Is free RAM upgrade available for “VZ-SSD #0” 128MB plan too? And what about vSwap upgrade?

    August 19, 2015 @ 5:52 am | Reply
    • Hi Derek. It is only for the three plans listed above and it applies to vSwap as well.

      August 19, 2015 @ 12:23 pm | Reply
  11. dog:

    “These servers include a free SSL certificate per IPv4 address.”

    Are they recognized by all browsers as safe or will I still get the “Untrusted Connection blah blah” error?

    August 19, 2015 @ 1:53 pm | Reply
    • These are not “private” SSLs – they’re from Comodo and accepted in all browsers.

      August 29, 2015 @ 6:17 pm | Reply
  12. Peter:

    Hi, as these servers are OpenVZ-based, is it possible to have tun/tap activated on the server ? Thanks !

    August 20, 2015 @ 8:11 am | Reply
  13. Rev:

    The VPS runs fine so far. I ordered a cPanel license as addon, not activated automatically, I needed to ask for activation. Support told me they activated the license, but still not activated…
    Ticket support is a little bit slower than other hosts. Live chat operator needs to improve customer service.

    August 20, 2015 @ 1:25 pm | Reply
    • We upgraded our WHMCS installation to v6 at this time, so cPanel wasn’t being activated manually and support did not have access to issue licenses manually. It is fixed since.

      August 29, 2015 @ 6:28 pm | Reply
  14. Daemon Syn:

    How about torrent? Thanks

    August 20, 2015 @ 11:55 pm | Reply
  15. William:

    SL HK is actually in Equinix – Only the network core is in Mega-I. Mega-I is full and does not have any more power available.

    August 21, 2015 @ 1:33 am | Reply
    • I took it from SL’s looking glass, will get it corrected. Thanks!

      August 21, 2015 @ 8:24 pm | Reply
  16. yiqifa:

    Is this offer for lifetime, or just one year?

    August 21, 2015 @ 3:40 am | Reply
    • It is for lifetime, we do not change pricing for existing services.

      August 29, 2015 @ 6:18 pm | Reply
  17. i have get the free update.

    August 21, 2015 @ 4:17 am | Reply
  18. I’ve been with HostHatch since 20 April 2014, when I took up another LowEnd Box offer from them. The service I have received from them has been excellent, and with this offer am now on my 4th server with them.

    Network quality has been good. The uptime in Sweden has been 99.97% this month (some packet loss), and is something they are aware of and will be addressing.

    They’re pro-active about issues, by sending an informative e-mail that includes technical details for those that want to know more (like myself). Support and sales staff has been friendly and prompt, never had to wait long to get things resolved. Would recommend them.

    August 21, 2015 @ 11:57 am | Reply
  19. Wulfy:

    How much is it to upgrade the ram from 2gb to 4?


    August 21, 2015 @ 12:11 pm | Reply
    • Please send me an email to abdullah@ – I will get you what you need

      August 21, 2015 @ 8:26 pm | Reply
  20. @hosthatch

    Whether the bid price is the same and will be available also to the location of singapore future ?

    August 21, 2015 @ 12:15 pm | Reply
    • If Singapore becomes available – yes, we plan to keep the same pricing across all of our locations.

      August 29, 2015 @ 6:18 pm | Reply
  21. hello, can i know CPU specification (both location).

    August 22, 2015 @ 11:54 am | Reply
  22. why my VPS server still Pending after 7 Hours i buy it..
    Can you fix it immediately..

    August 23, 2015 @ 1:52 am | Reply
    • Mine is still pending after 4 days. I was told it would be set up on Tuesday (yesterday) & it was because they lacked some IP addresses or some such. Still pending, though.

      August 26, 2015 @ 6:21 am | Reply
      • Hong Kong orders were paused between 24th to 26th for lack of IP addresses. If one was pending for 4 days, there must be another issue with it. Please send me an email (abdullah@) and I will look into it for you.

        Most orders were/are instantly setup before 24th and after 26th August – unless there is a shorter than 4 character hostname, or special characters hostname, etc – then we have to manually fix the hostname and setup the server.

        August 29, 2015 @ 6:22 pm | Reply
  23. aglodek:

    Do you support Docker inside your OpenVZ containers? Any KVM plans planned?

    August 24, 2015 @ 4:38 pm | Reply
    • We run the latest kernels so it should be supported. KVM in Hong Kong is something we want to work on, as a lot of people have asked for it, but there is no ETA currently. KVM is Sydney is unlikely.

      August 29, 2015 @ 6:25 pm | Reply
  24. xiaobei206:

    I issued a ticket 24hours ago about getting the free upgrade of ram….and now it’s remaining open…..

    August 27, 2015 @ 12:57 pm | Reply
    • RAM upgrade tickets are low priority compared to most issues, some are taken care of in minutes, some can take up to 24 hours.

      August 29, 2015 @ 6:27 pm | Reply
  25. shah:


    Just i have order VZ-SSD #3 with> Order in Hong Kong>server, and i’m wonder i get an German server!!
    Please explain me more or cancel my order and refund my money. Thank’s God that i’m not order semi quarterly.

    Looking great response

    August 27, 2015 @ 4:22 pm | Reply
    • shah:


      Thanks for your quick response on Ticket ID: 877594 and explain me some technical issues.
      However I’m happy to try you for 1st month start today.


      August 27, 2015 @ 4:49 pm | Reply
    • I do have a HKG VPS with HostHatch and the IP itself was geo-located from Germany and perhaps, it explains your finding. However, when you run the traceroute, it will show you that your VPS is actually located in HK :)

      August 28, 2015 @ 5:30 pm | Reply
    • yeah, every one i checked except one indicated germany. the odd one was australia. but like other person said, tracert to it and it’s obviously not in germany.

      September 1, 2015 @ 6:19 am | Reply
      • The geolocation providers take some time to update, but most should show correct location now. In another month or so – it should show Hong Kong and Australia correctly in 99% of the places. But that of course does not mean that the server itself is located in that place.

        September 1, 2015 @ 10:57 am | Reply
  26. isaiah:


    I just ordered, HK server. the problem is i’m getting packet loss/ping timeout. so i’m decided can you move my vps to L.A server.

    Everything is GREAT and stable. :)

    Thanks and more power.

    September 1, 2015 @ 1:30 pm | Reply
    • To clarify – this is from your certain location/ISP on a different continent? We have no packet loss related issues in Hong Kong.

      September 1, 2015 @ 11:42 pm | Reply
      • isaiah:


        Maybe on my side. anyway. thanks.

        Great support and uptime :)

        September 2, 2015 @ 3:30 am | Reply
  27. epaslv:

    I am thinking of getting a VPS in HK and Sydney for cPanel. I know SPAM is an issue but we need to support approx 300/emails per hours (Strictly no SPAM or Mail Lists).

    Is this OK with your TOS?

    September 1, 2015 @ 3:33 pm | Reply
    • Yes it is fine. Please open a ticket and let us know in advance about this.

      September 1, 2015 @ 11:43 pm | Reply
      • epaslv:

        Great, thanks Abdullah. Just ordered them and already provisioned.
        Everything is GREAT so far :)

        September 2, 2015 @ 1:32 am | Reply
  28. Pete:

    I managed to purchase two Sydney AU based servers during this special, and they are awesome! These are our first ever VPS and the whole process was so smooth and easy (servers come up instantly and are fast and stable, all my tickets were answered quickly as well). Thank you Abdullah and everyone at Hosthatch for this great deal and service :)

    September 2, 2015 @ 1:10 am | Reply
    • bdl:

      I agree – also ordered one in Sydney and had a great experience!

      September 4, 2015 @ 9:17 am | Reply
  29. L:

    Abdullah, I am going to order one. Free RAM upgrades still available today?

    September 2, 2015 @ 5:46 am | Reply
  30. ax man:


    I just saw the offer that the extra upgrade offer expires 1st sept. If I order today, can I still get the upgraded ram?


    September 2, 2015 @ 8:51 am | Reply
  31. noodles:

    Is the upgraded RAM offer still on for HK?

    September 2, 2015 @ 10:23 am | Reply
  32. Is the offer still available?

    September 8, 2015 @ 7:39 am | Reply
  33. alinew:

    Is the upgraded RAM offer still on for HK?

    September 17, 2015 @ 2:47 pm | Reply
  34. Phileas Wong:

    Abdullah, my VPS at Hong Kong has been inaccessible for a few days yet I received no response from my ticket #327544. Could you please help ?

    September 22, 2015 @ 3:35 am | Reply
    • colingpt:

      Their support team only reply once per day at 18:00 UTC, which is the most unacceptable part for me. In Vultr, hostus and ramnode, they will come to you from several mins to a few hours at most.
      Also, their hong kong IP comes from Germany, support team claimed it will change “some day” and does not affect performance at all.
      Their CPU claimed as 2*2.1Ghz in 256m plan, but actually you will get a 800mhz cpu because of “Fairly Share” with a unixbench score around 500.Their support team took two days to upgrade my service “actually” to 512mb because I pay annually (at the beginning, only the information page changed but not in the instance). However, after using “dd if=/dev/zero of” test, as you might guess, it was still 256m openvz with max 216 free RAM. Maybe this is why most don’t like ovz for nominal plan and price changes with hidden easy overselling.
      Only thing they did good for me was that they cancelled my service and gave me refund after my request. Ofc, I didn’t use their resources at all except some unixbench test. That is honorable where I need to let you guys know.
      Actually, this is very cheap service comparing with Hostus hongkong service in terms of the memory and disk provided, especially the larger bandwidth, ofc, except the “fairly shared cpu”. Cheaper price, then lower service. We can’t ask for too much! However, I am a short temper man, I would like to get response fast not once a day.
      Share with you my experience, hopefully, it can be helpful for someone.

      September 26, 2015 @ 6:07 pm | Reply
  35. jack:

    wow the performance in sydney has dropped. I would not recommend a purchase at all, go look at another provider that doesn’t overload the host.

    September 26, 2015 @ 1:41 am | Reply
  36. Eric Chang:

    [root@vps1 ~]# dd if=/dev/zero of=testfile bs=1024 count=1000000
    1000000+0 records in
    1000000+0 records out
    1024000000 bytes (1.0 GB) copied, 5.19875 s, 197 MB/s

    [root@vps1 ~]# dd if=/dev/zero of=testfile bs=1024 count=10000000
    10000000+0 records in
    10000000+0 records out
    10240000000 bytes (10 GB) copied, 54.6255 s, 187 MB/s

    Speedtest cli in console
    [root@vps1 speedtest-cli-0.3.2]# ./speedtest_cli.py
    Retrieving speedtest.net configuration…
    Retrieving speedtest.net server list…
    Testing from TerraTransit AG (…
    Selecting best server based on latency…
    Hosted by Vodafone DE (Frankfurt) [100.73 km]: 228.202 ms
    Testing download speed………………………………….
    Download: 100.84 Mbit/s
    Testing upload speed…………………………………………..
    Upload: 11.06 Mbit/s

    But after paid for the first bill , the service is not ready for hours , so I open a ticket and the reason they reply is the hostname must be last least 4 chars …..and there`s no any warrant during the booking process !

    I setup a VPN Server in hours after the vps ready , but the vpn connection is broken this morning , because the host is down about 30 mins , and so does their offical site / vps admin console !!!

    October 15, 2015 @ 6:38 am | Reply
  37. Bart Van Eynde:

    A day after paying, my VPS is still “pending”…
    This leaves not the best first impression…
    (ticket #845788)

    October 15, 2015 @ 7:34 am | Reply
    • Bart Van Eynde:

      Correction – it seems I also had a to short temp hostname (should be a check in the registration form!)
      and waited to long before opening a ticket
      I am happy with the reaction speed and time-to-resolve of my issues/questions!
      “Their support team only reply once per day at 18:00 UTC”-feeling from colingpt is not the same as my experience
      and I am happy now with my VPS!

      October 15, 2015 @ 8:53 am | Reply
  38. rivers:

    @Abdullah, I buy VS-SSD #1 and pay for simi-annually, but system display 256MB memory, Are you still free upgrade to 512MB memory?

    February 18, 2016 @ 8:33 pm | Reply
  39. Gabriel:

    I think this company is not working any more. I got a VPS in Sweden last week and it does not work, always offline. They do not answer tickets.

    February 23, 2016 @ 9:43 am | Reply
  40. haoren:

    Hello there
    You have Windows vps ?

    June 1, 2016 @ 2:44 pm | Reply
  41. Great! used more than one years, HK quickly than US, few auto reboot(max uptime 64days), few lost ping package(max ping lost less than 1% from ShenZhen of China)

    System uptime : 2days, 0:23:29
    OS : Debian GNU/Linux 7
    Arch : i686 (32 Bit)
    Kernel : 2.6.32-042stab112.15
    I/O speed(1st run) : 174 MB/s
    I/O speed(2nd run) : 308 MB/s
    I/O speed(3rd run) : 480 MB/s
    Average I/O: 320.667 MB/s

    Node Name IPv4 address Download Speed
    CacheFly 19.4MB/s
    Linode, Tokyo, JP 28.4MB/s
    Linode, Singapore, SG 66.1MB/s
    Linode, London, UK 10.4MB/s
    Linode, Frankfurt, DE 8.06MB/s
    Linode, Fremont, CA 13.1MB/s
    Softlayer, Dallas, TX 16.4MB/s
    Softlayer, Seattle, WA 22.4MB/s
    Softlayer, Frankfurt, DE 14.4MB/s
    Softlayer, Singapore, SG 73.3MB/s
    Softlayer, HongKong, CN 108MB/s

    June 8, 2016 @ 5:09 pm | Reply
  42. kae1078:

    Who’s experiencing slow connection in Hong Kong.
    I made a speedtest from the main vps server and all I get was betwwen 17 to 40 megabit.
    Here’s the screenshot of my speedtest

    July 31, 2016 @ 12:56 pm | Reply
  43. kae1078:

    I getting a very slow connection in Hong Kong.
    Who’s experiencing the same.


    July 31, 2016 @ 12:58 pm | Reply
  44. Wenbo Teng:

    Very poor support. Actually they will never solve your problem. Just waste of time with them. I have opened a ticket for nfs mount problem (#277219) but never replied or resolved.

    August 2, 2016 @ 5:32 am | Reply
  45. Very slow support
    Why i must wait your answer on ticket 20-30 hours?

    October 31, 2016 @ 11:19 am | Reply
  46. Very slow support! Server down many hours

    November 27, 2016 @ 11:08 am | Reply
  47. Frustrated Customer:

    I paid for a HK server today and found that the TUN is not enabled. A ticket was raised and about one hour later the support guy replied “done”.
    Then I tried logging back in to finish my server setup only to find I can no longer establish SSH connection. Talked to the same support guy via the ticket, and was basically told ‘go figure it yourself via VNC’.
    Alright, Alright, Alright.
    I logged in to their serial console and found the SSH service has been screwed. Before I could fix it after googling around. I found the server has been suspended with a new invoice overdue for one week.

    Need to point out that from the time I paid for the server to the time I received the ‘overdue’ invoice, it’s only 13 hours.

    As a paying customer, I put my trust on them when I clicked the ‘pay’ button. But I can’t feel that they really care about their customers.

    Yes their prices are low, unfortunately, so are their services.

    November 20, 2018 @ 9:47 am | Reply
  48. chenelle s shoaf:

    Who’s experiencing slow connection in Hong Kong. check out these garbage disposal systems

    March 3, 2019 @ 2:42 am | Reply
  49. thanks for the content..! it helps a lot.

    July 18, 2020 @ 8:42 am | Reply
  50. Swede:

    Used to have 3-6ms ping to the swedish hosthatch servers from sweden, but last year it started to perodically become bad so I stopped using the server. When I checked now it’s 19ms !! Then I might as well go for some cheaper alternative in europe. Will cancel everything with hosthatch

    October 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am | Reply
  51. Olyscjac:

    Warning! hosthatch.com is a scammer, please refund money immediately.
    They will deleted all your vps, but didn’t give you a refund.
    They are really thief scammer.
    I will keep making a claim until refund to me.
    Please remember these evil guys in hosthatch.com.

    December 7, 2020 @ 3:51 am | Reply
  52. Olyscjac:

    Warning! hosthatch.com is a scammer, please refund money immediately.
    They will deleted all your vps, but didn’t give you a refund.
    They are really thief scammer.
    I will keep making a claim until refund to me.
    Please remember these evil guys in hosthatch.com.

    December 7, 2020 @ 3:54 am | Reply
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    July 4, 2021 @ 8:26 am | Reply
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    July 5, 2021 @ 3:33 pm | Reply
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    July 7, 2021 @ 1:22 pm | Reply
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    July 12, 2021 @ 10:12 am | Reply
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  63. ovlpts:

    I think this company is not working anymore. I got a VPS in Sweden last week and it does not work, always offline. They do not answer tickets.

    February 25, 2023 @ 11:58 pm | Reply
  64. I think this company is not working anymore. I got a VPS in Sweden last week and it does not work, always offline. They do not answer tickets.

    March 19, 2023 @ 1:04 am | Reply

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