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2005 Company News
- Service Rebranding Complete
We are pleased to announce that the
rebranding of Xcellweb Hosting Services to
Xcellweb Internet Services and incorporation of
the UK ShoutCast, UK DediServ, QRV Hosting and
the former Xcellweb Hosting brands is now fully
We hope our customers like the new website and
concept of integrating our main services under
one single brand. Customers will notice that
their invoices will now be re-branded as will
most service announcements and company
correspondence. News on updates to our billing
system will be announced in January 2006.
21.09.05 - Xcellweb Hosting Services To Change
We are excited to announce that Xcellweb
Hosting services will be changing direction in
the next few months, in preparation for 2006!
Some of the main changes that will be happening
- The brand will be renamed to Xcellweb
Internet Services to represent its new
- The brand will incorporate all of the services
currently offered by our existing brands, and
will be aimed towards the worldwide market.
- UK ShoutCast, UK DediServ, QRV Hosting and
Xcellweb Hosting brands will be closed down. UK
PC Net Design will survive the changes and UK
ShoutCast and UK DediServ will be re-developed
- A new brand website is currently in
development and will be launched in the next few
The changes will take place in the coming months
and should be fully implemented by January 2006.
01.09.05 - UK DediServ Offer Radical Unmetered
After just over 3 months on trial, UK
DediServ has today officially launched its new
unmetered dedicated server range and now offer
10Mbps servers starting at just £75.00 per
month! This pricing structure is believed to be
one of the very cheapest in the UK and indeed
UK DediServ had been trialling this new scheme
since May, although the cheapest servers were
£99.00 per month.
With most other competitors offering pricing
starting at around £150 for similar servers, we
firmly believe that this new pricing structure
will for the first time ever, make unmetered
servers available within the price range of the
majority of people in the UK.
01.07.05 - UK PC Net 3 Years Old Today!
UK PC Net is 3 years old today. It was 3
years ago today that UK PC Net started off as a
small shoutcast streaming media server and
shared web hosting company. The company has now
grown beyond recognition, providing services in
a wide range of industries under various
UK PC Net would like to thank all our staff,
partner companies, providers, and most
importantly, our clients, past and present, for
making this company the great success it has
been. UK PC Net continues to maintain a healthy
and steady growth rate.
03.06.05 - UK PC Net Announce New Shared &
Reseller Web Hosting Venture
UK PC Net are pleased to announce that we
are currently in the planning a new shared and
reseller web hosting brand. Whilst we recently
acquired Xcellweb Hosting Services, the new
service will be very different. The service will
be aimed more towards the world market, it will
offer a lot more choice and will be lower
priced. The brand will also use servers located
in both the UK and US and offer reseller web
We hope to publish more details on this exciting
new venture in the next week. The venture is set
to launch in mid June.
22.05.05 - UK PC Net Completes Xcellweb
UK PC Net has today completed the
acquisition of Xcellweb Hosting Services. The
acquisition process began in late February 2005,
but due to restructuring within the Xcellweb
brand, we have only officially completed the
All current Xcellweb clients have received free
services since the acquisition in February, to
ensure that we could get our new billing system
up and running properly. They have now been
emailed with full details on the new billing
system, and how it works. Xcellweb Hosting
Services is now fully active as a UK PC Net
We have decided not change the customer support
system offered by Xcellweb at this time.
26.01.05 - UK ShoutCast Agrees Streaming Deal
With CN Radio
UK ShoutCast has today confirmed the
completion of a streaming media deal with CN
Radio, one of the UK's major radio broadcasters.
Under the agreement, UK ShoutCast will provide
online streaming media services for all 7 CN
In a statement, UK PC Net Managing Director,
Matthew Cullum said, "We are very proud to
partner with CN Radio and this agreement is very
pleasing for us. CN Radio are a major UK
broadcaster and it will be a privilege to
provide streaming services for them. We look
forward to a long and successful partnership
with CN Radio".
The deal will become effective in mid
February. UK ShoutCast will be increasing its
bandwidth commit by almost 50Mbps to cater for
For more information of CN Radio, please
01.01.05 - Happy New Year 2005!
UK PC Net would like to wish all its
clients, past clients, partners, service
providers and visitors to this site a very happy
new year and all the best for the coming year of
UK PC Net are very positive about what the
coming year will have in store for the company.
We will hopefully see some exciting developments
over the next year, and we firmly believe the
company can only continue to grow.
We would like to thank all our clients, partners
and service providers for all their support