The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into affect on the 25th of May 2018. GDPR is designed to strengthen data protection and privacy for users within the European Union (EU). It affects all organisations that collect data in any way. To help you to be in the know we are going to go through […]

SMS Notifications

Recently we asked our customers what they would like to see us offer in the future and one item came up a number of times; SMS Notifications for invoices and important information. Well today we are very happy to announce the first stage of this feature. Currently it is for UK customers but we already have […]

South Africa

We are very happy to announce the release of South African domain extensions. With prices at just £7.20 per year (inc VAT) we have become one of the most competitive domain providers for five of the most popular South African domains.,,,, £7.20 To get your South African domain use the form below to see if it is […]

Bringing extra features to our virtual servers is a key goal at Host Media. We are very happy to announce that PowerDNS is now included on all our virtual servers. You no longer need to register your own DNS records to point domains to your VPS. Just login to your SolusVM account and select DNS from the […]

Lucee CFML Engine

We are very excited to announce from Friday the 20th of February we will be welcoming Lucee to our range of services. Lucee will be replacing the Railo services on our UK SSD servers. All other Railo based servers (SATA based – UK, US and Germany) will remain on Railo for the time being. Only […]

We are now accepting Bitcoin payments on our shared and reseller services via Coinbase. This provides our customers with more ways to make payments and adds to our current range which includes, Credit/Debit Cards, PayPal, BACS and Postal Cheques. To ensure the very best security when using Bitcoins we have partnered up with Coinbase who are […]

From January 1st 2015, we will be changing the way we charge VAT. Currently, if you are a customer inside the EU then VAT is charged at the 20% UK rate. As from January 1st 2015, VAT will be charged at the rate applicable in the EU country you are located in. For example, currently […]

We have joined up with Trustwave to show our dedication to security of our customers personal data and information. Any business that stores, processes or transmits cardholder data is required to be PCI compliant. At Host Media we do not store credit/debit card numbers but as we process and transmit this information with details we […]

One of the most important European based CF conference is almost upon us and we thought we would provide a little insight into this 2 day event. The event will provide details of up coming features from both Adobe ColdFusion and Railo CFML engines as well as some great sessions so you can learn more about […]

Jetpack enhances your self‑hosted WordPress blog or site with the awesome cloud power of Once installed you will have access to features that would normally require a different plugin for each. Now you can have everything to make your WordPress site really unique and powerful. Here are some of our favourite features: Publicize Connect your site […]