Policy for Adding Hosting Providers to BGP.Cheap Directory

I. Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to outline the criteria for adding hosting providers to the bgp.cheap directory. This policy ensures that the listed providers offer affordable server options with BGP sessions specifically tailored for newcomers and hobbyists.

II. Criteria for Hosting Providers

To be eligible for listing on the bgp.cheap directory, hosting providers must meet the following criteria:

  1. Affordability:
    • The provider must have a setup fee of under $50.
    • The lowest plan offered by the provider must be $10 or cheaper.
  2. BGP Session Availability:
    • The provider must offer BGP sessions.
  3. Quality of Service:
    • The provider must have a track record of reliable service, as determined by customer reviews and internal assessment.
  4. Customer Support:
    • The provider should offer adequate customer support to assist users in setting up and managing their servers and BGP sessions.
  5. Legitimacy:
    • The provider must be a legitimate business entity, complying with the laws and regulations of its operating jurisdiction.

III. Listing Format

Providers listed on bgp.cheap will be displayed with the following information:

  • Provider Name:
  • Plans and Pricing:
    • Including setup fees and monthly costs
  • BGP Session Details:
    • Information on the BGP sessions offered
  • Locations Details:
    • Information on where the services are offered

IV. Policy Review

This policy will be reviewed annually to ensure it continues to facilitate the directory’s objective of providing a reliable resource for finding affordable hosting providers with BGP sessions. Suggestions for policy modifications can be submitted to the review team for consideration during the annual review.

V. Contact Information

For inquiries regarding this policy or listing your hosting provider, please open a issue on GitHub.

VI. Policy Effective Date

This policy is effective as of 29/03/2023 (DD/MM/YYYY) and supersedes all previous policies regarding the listing of hosting providers on the bgp.cheap directory.