Regional Rankings

After 2 years of Testing, who is on top of the Regional Rankings in North America, Europe & Asia Pacific?

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North America Rankings – Apr 2016 to Dec 2017

Congratulations to Lightning Base who is the #1 Host in North America!!

This contest, however, is really tight, with just 1% difference between Lightning Base & GoDaddy. The battle here is far from over, and with 7 hosts with an Overall Score above 90%, its anyone’s game.

North America Rankings Chart - Apr 2016 to Dec 2017
North America Rankings Table - Apr 2016 to Dec 2017

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04 Apr 2016 to 30 Dec 2017

And the #1 Host in North America is…

Europe Rankings – Apr 2016 to Dec 2017

Congratulations to Lightning Base who is also crowned our #1 Host in Europe!!

The battle for top billing in Europe seems to be limited to just 2 hosts, Lightning Base & SiteGround. The difference from North America above, is that Lightning Base holds a larger lead at the top.

Europe Rankings Chart - Apr 2016 to Dec 2017
Europe Rankings Table - Apr 2016 to Dec 2017

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04 Apr 2016 to 30 Dec 2017

And the #1 Host in Europe is…

Asia Pacific Rankings – Apr 2016 to Dec 2017

Lightning Base has managed once again to finding itself in the lead when it comes to the Asia Pacific region – Congratulations!!

Asia Pacific is quite similar to North America, where all 8 active hosts hold an overall score above 90%. Which host will take up the challenge to this Lightning Base dominance?

Asia Pacific Rankings Chart - Apr 2016 to Dec 2017
Asia Pacific Rankings Table - Apr 2016 to Dec 2017

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04 Apr 2016 to 30 Dec 2017

And the #1 Host in Asia Pacific is…

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