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October 4, 2018

Ok we finally did it, the new website is live!

We just launched our new website with the all new backend billing and management systems. Managing your hosting & domains will be easier and a more intuitive experience. The new website merges 3 of our websites into one dual currency (USD/CAD) website for single point access on one domain name; www.hostingnation.ca All of our websites we’ve historically used will now […]
May 24, 2018

We are moving, get on the bus!

This is a copy of the email we’ve sent out to all our domain name customers. Email Subject: Urgent News from Hosting Nation. We are moving your domains! You are receiving this email because you have a domain registered with Hosting Nation and your email address is the Registrant email contact. What is happening? Due to a recent major price […]
June 2, 2017

What is Cloud Hosting?

The term “cloud” is used a lot these days on the internet. You have probably heard of cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Google Drive, or Microsoft’s OneDrive.  These services provide storage for your files that can be accessible from many devices. Cloud hosting is somewhat different as it consists of CPU, memory and storage resources. Our cloud servers use […]
February 26, 2016

Domain Price Adjustment 2016

Today we are raising our retail domain name rates on both our US and Canadian websites to bring us up to par. Hosting Nation’s last domain price increase was in 2013 when Verisign, CIRA (.CA) as well as PIR (.ORG) all increased their bulk prices and domain providers including Hosting Nation found it necessary to adjust their prices accordingly. Although […]
June 20, 2014

Stay in touch with Hosting Nation! We are rebuilding our mailing list.

Stay in touch with Hosting Nation We are rebuilding our mailing list! With the fact that the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) that becomes effective July 1, 2014, Hosting Nation is taking this opportunity to have all its customers re-opt in for electronic communications. Thus Hosting Nation seeks your express consent in order to send future electronic communications. Subscribe Now […]
May 2, 2014

Hosting Nation has moved!

Hosting Nation has moved! Hosting Nation has recently changed locations. If you make regular payments using the postal service please be sure to update your mailing address to our new one. All of our support telephone numbers and systems remain the same so no updates needed. Our hosted data all remains the same as well since it is located in […]
July 24, 2013

Domain Price Adjustment 2013

In 2012 VeriSign®, the provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world increased their domain prices. “Continued strong global Internet usage growth, along with increasingly powerful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks leveled against all parts of the Internet’s critical infrastructure, have dramatically increased the demands on Internet infrastructure providers such as VeriSign,” the company stated in a press […]
July 1, 2010

Happy Canada Day, July 1st!

Up here in Canada, Thursday July 1st is our country’s birthday. As such we will have limited support and recommend all issues to be submitted via the ticket system. We will back to full support levels on Friday. Happy Canada Day from Hosting Nation!
February 19, 2010

New Location and Google Maps Street View

Google Maps Street View has finally come to Parksville and the Oceanside area. This seems like a perfect way to announce the relocation of the Hosting Nation head office.  Up until late January 2010 we were at the Corfield St location. View Larger Map We are now located at #10-1176 Frankin’s Gull Road View Larger Map We hope you will […]
June 24, 2009

Hosting Nation 2.0

I cringed as I wrote the title for this post.  I’m not an advocate of using the 2.0 moniker to describe new versions of things.  I’d say I’m the opposite, staunchly opposed to the usage of jargon or catchphrases used solely for capturing buzz-hungry traffic. Having said that, the usage of  “anything 2.0”  as a tag is a common method […]