Freethought Internet becomes a RIPE LIR

Freethought Internet is proud to announce that we are now members of RIPE NCC, the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Europe. RIPE is the organisation responsible for administering internet resources such as IPv4 addresses, IPv6 addresses andautonomous system numbers for the European region, and by becoming a member Freethought Internet can ... Read More »

19th May 2011
Freethought Internet to double limits on shared hosting packages

As a belated Christmas present to our valued shared hosting customers, we are doubling the disk space, data transfer (bandwidth), subdomains, e-mail inboxes and database limits on all of our shared hosting accounts. So not only are we absorbing the VAT rate increase and keeping our prices the same, but we are doubling the limits on all of our ... Read More »

9th Jan 2011
Freethought Internet to absorb UK VAT rate change for our e-mail, shared hosting, reseller hosting and VPS customers

As you may be aware, the UK government has increased the rate of VAT in the UK from 17.5% to 20% as of today. The good news for you is that instead of passing on this increase on to you, we have decided to keep our prices the same and absorb the difference for our e-mail, shared hosting, reseller hosting and VPS customers We know that many of ... Read More »

4th Jan 2011
Additional transit supplier for Freethought Internet's AS41000

Freethought Internet is proud to announce that we have today turned up BGP sessions to a third transit supplier for AS41000 in order to increase capacity and redundancy as well as cut latency. Production traffic is already flowing via this new supplier and we will be conducting additional tuning over the coming week in order to optimise our newly ... Read More »

19th Oct 2010
Softaculous now available on all Freethought Internet shared and reseller cPanel/WHM accounts

Freethought Internet is proud to announce that the Softaculous one-click script installer is now available on all of our shared and reseller hosting accounts powered by cPanel/WHM. Softaculous is a great alternative to the popular Fantastico script installation program. Just like Fantastico, Softaculous provides you with a ... Read More »

31st Jul 2010
DrWeb anti-virus now available on all Parallels Plesk powered e-mail, shared, reseller and business hosting accounts from Freethought Internet

Freethought Internet is proud to announce that DrWeb anti-virus is now available on all of our Parallels Plesk servers. This provides improved anti-virus protection for all e-mail accounts hosted on these servers as well as giving clients the ability to configure anti-virus protection on a per e-mail account basis. Clients can configure their ... Read More »

30th Jul 2010
New Freethought Internet web-site

The brand new Freethought Internet web-site is now available at featuring our all new range of products and services. This marks the final phase of the transition from the legacy Xion Internet brand to offering everything all services under the Freethought Internet brand. To celebrate this event, we are ... Read More »

31st May 2010
Special offer: £5 inc. VAT .uk domain names throughout April

Until April 30th, Freethought Internet will be running a special promotion on the registration of all .uk domains names. As a full Nominet member, we have direct access to the .uk domain registry which gives us great pricing as well as a fast, fully automated service that allows you to manage your domains through our web based customer ... Read More »

9th Apr 2010
Migration of customer support portal, corporate web-site and e-mail

As we continue to expand our presence in the Kent Science Park datacentre, it has become necessary for us to move our corporate e-mail, web-site and customer portal to another datacentre in order to maintain what we believe is an important separation between our client's equipment and the customer support networks. This distinct physical and ... Read More »

7th Apr 2010
Tertiary DNS server now avaiable

We now have a tertiary DNS server located in Manchester available to our clients to supplement our existing geographically diverse DNS infrastructure with primary and secondary servers located in Maidenhead and Kent respectively. This server carries zones for all domain and shared hosting clients as well as virtual, physical and co-located ... Read More »

5th Apr 2010