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Media-Hosts – CAD$7/month or CAD$48/year 512MB OVZ in Ottowa, Canada

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: December 20, 2014 @ 1:00 am, by Maarten Kossen

Media-Hosts-KVM_&_OpenVZ_Virtual_Servers_by_Media-Hosts.com_-_2014-12-19_10.54.58Joseph, from Media-Hosts, has written us to shared this offer located in Canada. The interesting thing is, though, it’s not with OVH! On top of this offer, you get the first month 50% off with the coupon LowEndSSDFirstMonth if you pay month-to-month.

The offer

  • 512MB RAM
  • 512MB vSwap
  • 15GB SSD space (RAID1)
  • 1TB traffic
  • 500Mbps uplink
  • 2x IPv4
  • /64 IPv6
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • CAD$7/month ($6.65)
  • CAD$48/year ($41.39)
  • Order here

During ordering you can also opt for a non-SSD plan with 20GB HDD space, 500GB traffic, and a 200Mbps uplink at the same price.

Media-Hosts dates back to 2002 when it was initially started. In 2004 is was registered as a business and in 2012 it became part of Media-Hosts Inc., a registered Canadian company as well (registered in Ontario). They have their own ASN and are quite transparent about their network. More information about their network and the capacity available can be found here. This offer, and any of their other OpenVZ offers for that matter, are not oversold and has never been oversold; it’s a policy they have sticked to since their launch. This offer is part of their OpenVZ.ca brand, so don’t be confused if you see this instead of Media-Hosts during ordering. From some tiny bits I’ve read reviews seem to be positive. This doesn’t mean we don’t want to hear from you, so feel free to share your comments with us!

PayPal and Visa/MasterCard are accepted payment methods. Not much is mentioned about refunds, only that they will be given in case you are terminated (as a result of bandwidth abuse, for example). They do offer a price-freeze guarantee and a 99.9% uptime guarantee. For all the details, please read their Terms of Service.

Network information

IBM Tower – Ottowa, Canada
Test IPv4: 199.167.128.10
Test file: http://www.media-hosts.com/100mb.bin
Looking glass: http://lg.as14442.net

Maarten Kossen was the administrator of LowEndBox from 2013 to 2015, and brought many ideas and improvements to the website during his leadership. Today he is member of our community and LowEndTalk.

21 Comments

  1. ub3rst4r:

    It’s Ottawa, not Ottowa. Get it together, eh?

    December 20, 2014 @ 1:26 am | Reply
    • ub3rst4r:

      Here’s a benchmark from my VPS:

      CPU model :  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz
      Number of cores : 8
      CPU frequency :  3299.995 MHz
      Total amount of ram : 512 MB
      Total amount of swap : 1024 MB
      System uptime :   11:26,
      Download speed from CacheFly: 56.4MB/s
      Download speed from Coloat, Atlanta GA: 52.8MB/s
      Download speed from Softlayer, Dallas, TX: 26.7MB/s
      Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 5.55MB/s
      Download speed from i3d.net, Rotterdam, NL: 2.24MB/s
      Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 1.04MB/s
      Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 8.39MB/s
      Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 18.8MB/s
      Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 276KB/s
      Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 52.8MB/s
      I/O speed :  308 MB/s
      
      December 21, 2014 @ 12:36 am | Reply
    • so what? r u proof reader here?

      January 3, 2015 @ 10:37 pm | Reply
  2. DigBick:

    Wait for vijay’s comment. He will ask about the IP. LOL

    December 20, 2014 @ 9:09 am | Reply
    • MKV:

      Please do not laugh at him. Instead, go ahead and see the hugely successful and highly professional site his is collecting backlinks to with his “SEO thing” :D

      December 20, 2014 @ 12:29 pm | Reply
      • sandbox:

        just did, and it made me think i still have hope in web design. i admit i suck at it. hahaha

        December 20, 2014 @ 3:05 pm | Reply
    • Jijay:

      Hi, will i get ip if refund is blacklisted by gmail? :o
      or..
      if at signup, my wife blocked by gmail, will you give me another wife ?

      December 21, 2014 @ 12:12 am | Reply
      • W1V_Lee:

        You are a complete dick, and run a fake website with malware embedded in it. See if that helps your SEO.

        December 22, 2014 @ 7:44 pm | Reply
    • Thanks for entertaining others,at least I have a website not beggar like you

      December 21, 2014 @ 8:41 am | Reply
      • DanielM:

        not much of one..

        December 21, 2014 @ 12:54 pm | Reply
      • Manpreet:

        URL of the site hosted by Vijay who regularly contributes to comments

        December 22, 2014 @ 4:31 pm | Reply
  3. I have found a better coupon: http://bit.ly/13lW69Y

    December 21, 2014 @ 10:44 am | Reply
  4. any one can tell me about their Support & service.

    December 21, 2014 @ 7:39 pm | Reply
  5. I have been a customer, it was a bad experience.
    There is plenty of better hosts in Canada, who are also cheaper.

    December 21, 2014 @ 10:29 pm | Reply
    • Please share with us, i need to hire a canadian vps

      December 22, 2014 @ 2:03 pm | Reply
  6. I live in Ottawa so I’m pretty stoked to see an offer right here in my back yard!

    Going to move my blog over to it :)

    December 24, 2014 @ 10:06 pm | Reply
  7. Echelon:

    Ottawa? Nope. A colleague of mine uses these guys, and from what we know in the past, and still shows to be the case as of today, they host their services out of Cologix in Montreal… their offices are based out of Ottawa, but their servers are elsewhere.

    January 3, 2015 @ 1:11 am | Reply
  8. frank:

    I have been using openvz.ca for over 2 years. The Quality of service is high, they do a great job, very dependable, very satisfied. Thanks guys.

    February 8, 2015 @ 3:57 pm | Reply

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