News and Milestones

News and Milestones

ADSL, 3G, HSDPA, iBurst, Dialup, Uncapped ADSL – 8/1/2007

We are pleased to announce that we now offer an extensive range of broadband packages to cater for home and business users. These packages include iBurst, 3G and various new ADSL packages including Uncapped ADSL. For more information, please see below or contact us on .

Launch of New Hosting Packages & Prices – 4/23/2007

In addition to introducing new hosting packages, our existing hosting packages have been revisited to bring our services in line with national and international trends. Firstly, we have decided to waive all setup fees on hosting. Furthermore, our Usage Policy has been relaxed in order to afford our resellers greater flexibility in terms of the services that they can provide. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that it is the first price increase that we have introduced since January 2003 and that the new pricing structure will only be applicable to orders placed on or after 23 April 2007.

Launch of New Free Reseller Website – 4/13/2007

We are proud to announce the launch of our FREE RESELLER WEBSITE! A true first in the South African Market! You can now literally start your Web Hosting business in minutes by using our custom developed Reseller Shop. Simply select the services and associated pricing from the list of available services. Configure the look-and-feel and upload your company logo. Other features include customer information management, order processing and customisable knowledgebase. Soon to come: built-in online credit card payment facilities.

Launch of New Multi Domain Reseller Packages – 4/2/2007

Multi Domain Reseller Hosting accounts allow you to host 10 to an Unlimited* number of domains under 1 reseller Helm or WHM Control Panel. Brand the control panel the way you want. Create your own Hosting Plans. Manage your invoicing via the Control Panel.

Launch of Bulk SMS & Email2SMS – 2/2/2007

You can integrate our WEB SMS system into your own website or you can login into the client portal to send SMS to your clients for R0.26 only. You can purchase SMS credits by contacting WEB SMS system allows you to send single SMS or Bulk SMS. Soon you will be able to maintain your contact list online and send your clients SMS from the contact list. Also you will be able to send SMS directly from your outlook or webmail, again single or bulk SMS by simply sending an email to our SMS server!

New Help Desk System – 1/19/2007

Our new Help Desk system has now been in operation for 2 months and has proven its weight in virtual gold. The advanced tracking of all incoming email issues relating to support, billing, and other client communication enables us to further streamline our support. Each support issue and its entire history are tracked until resolution. The full reporting and auditing capabilities enables us to monitor the performance of our support personnel.

Live Chat to Support & Sales! – 1/12/2007

Our Live Chat system, implemented towards the end of 2006, has been extremely popular amongst prospective and existing clients alike. In a nutshell, it enables our website visitors to engage in a 1-to-1 chat session with our support personnel in real-time. You are now just a click away from having your queries answered instantly. The system is 100% web-based, which means there is no download or software required on your side. Simply access

Launching of New Clients Portal – 1/1/2007

We proudly announce the launch of our much awaited Client Portal. Our user friendly Client Portal makes it easier for existing clients to manage their accounts, place orders, make payments, view invoices and use many of our free tools, downloads and much more. You will also be able to sell your unwanted domains to our other clients. Should you want to search for multiple domain name extenstions, be sure to try the Domain Name Suggestion Utility. We will be adding more functionality to the Client Portal on a regular basis like Client Forum, Search engine submission, free website templates etc. Please feel free to send us your comments and suggestions.

Get Noticed – Website of the Month – 10/27/2006

The Host4 Group’s client base is growing by the day and we thought it an interesting idea to showcase one of our clients’ websites with each edition of the newsletter. Build your brand awareness and expose your site to other Host4 Group clients by sending your domain name to

Special Offer – Free Setup – 10/24/2006

For the month of Oct 2006, we will waiver all setup fees for domains parked with Paradigm Business Solutions before 24th Oct 2006. This is the perfect opportunity to get that website up and running! and save 100% on setup fee!!! Offer valid until 30th November 2006 Only.

Growing Pains – We have relocated! – 9/1/2006

The big news of this month is of course our move to our new premises. The Host4 team has been eagerly looking forward to being under one roof, in the belief that streamlined processes and a more cohesive company unit will result in improved efficiency and morale. We are looking forward to serving you in our new premises situated at:
3rd floor, Vogue House,
Thibault Square,
Cape Town

Just one of the boys – ISPA Membership – 8/15/2006

The Host4 Group is now a proud member of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) which is a non-profit South African Internet industry organisation formed in 1996. In addition to playing an important role in the development of telecommunications and Internet policy in South Africa, ISPA also runs an ongoing social development project training teachers in basic computer skills. Visit their website for more information at

Launch of Host4 POS – Point of Sale – 7/6/2006

After countless late nights and vast amounts of coffee, we are proud to announce that our in-house developed Point Of Sale system, Host4POS, is ready for release. Host4POS has been successfully deployed and operated at a Cape Town based restaurant and we are confident that it will put many of the major players in the POS arena to shame in terms of speed, scalability and user-friendliness

Banking Details Change & Rebranding – 2/1/2006

Bank Name: Standard Bank
Account Name: Host4 Group – Hosting Solutions
Account Number: 070928452
Branch Name: Thibault Square
Branch Code: 02090900 or 020909

JustParadigm Solutions merges with Host4 Group – 1/1/2006

We are proud to announce that the merger betweem Paradigm Business Solutions and Host4 Group has been completed and due to this merger our Banking details and some rebranding has taken place.
We believe that there’s a lot of synergy between the two companies and we will both benefit from this relationship by bringing a lot of value-add to the table.
We’re all delighted about this, and we know you guys all have some questions, so we’ll try to preemptively answer them.