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Finding ISP web hosting services before the Grim Reaper finds them. General discussion at #webroasting (on hackint).

ISP Country URL Project status Archiving Status Wiki Page IRC Channel Archives Notes
1&1 Germany Online! Not saved yet
Adam Internet Australia Online! Not saved yet Defunct ISP ~ 2013. Absorbed by iNet, iinet -> TPG.
Altervista Online! Not saved yet
Angelfire (Lycos) , , Online! Not saved yet Angelfire

Schbirid has some decentish bash scripts if you want to start this. Google Sitemaps are available via

Some users are inside subdirectories like /blues/, /comics/ or /crazy2/ .

You will need to treat /blog/ specially, it has an infinite calender (if Schbirid recalls correctly).

Looks similar to Tripod.

Arcor Germany Offline Partially saved archives A "Top 10" is available on and . You can not iterate further.*/ (and Iterations!) allow for some discovery.

There is a search function but it seems broken now: . It was working with single characters in the past (if Schbirid recalls correctly).

According to the announcement at, the homepages will be discontinued on 2017-01-31 (until then the users will have a choice to take their page to a new service at 1und1).

The pages are offline since 2017-01-02

Arnet / Telecom Argentina Argentina Online! Not saved yet
Bell Canada
Online! Saved!
Bigfoot U.S.A. Offline Partially saved Offered webspace and "Bigfoot Web for Life" profiles. ISP now defunct. Some archives are hidden in with which are not publically accessible however very few bigfoot sites were saved
BIGLOBE Japan Online! Not saved yet
Bluewin Switzerland
Offline Lost Shut down ca. 2008 after having been taken over by Swisscom in 2002
Bluewin Switzerland Offline Lost Shut down ca. 2016 after having been taken over by Swisscom in 2002
Online! Not saved yet
BT U.K. Offline Saved! BT Internet archives
CableAmerica U.S.A. Offline Saved! CableAmerica Personal Web Space #cabledown (on EFnet) (abandoned)*/* treykeyus - The FTP login is broken so it is probably only a matter of time till it dies for good.
Cable Internet U.K.
through to
Offline Partially saved Wayback:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
"wkweb machines" ISP webspace provided by now defunct Rebranded to Blueyonder Personal Webspace in 2001.
~90,000 items captured by Wayback Machine.
Calweb U.S.A.
Offline Lost
Casema Netherlands
Offline Saved! Merged with Ziggo in 2008.
Chariot Internet Australia Offline Partially saved Long defunct Adelaide based ISP merged with Datafast ~ 2002. Some archives of the web spaces exist though they are spread out. There are remnants of the chariot site left but user pages are all dead.
Charter U.S.A. Offline Lost Dead since 2018-09 as per*/*
Chebucto Canada
Online! Not saved yet Topics and users can be found at
Chez France Online! Not saved yet French web host founded in 1997, later acquired by an ISP. Now part of Free/Iliad after a series of acquisitions per
Claranet Germany Offline Lost
Claranet Netherlands Online! Partially saved Claranet Netherlands Personal Web Pages
Coqui Puerto Rico
Online! Saved! No obvious index. also existed at one point (example) but no longer seems to. Saved via building a list of usernames on both sites scraped from the existing Wayback coverage and Google and DuckDuckGo, which were then saved using !a < list, and then any username that returned a 301 from to (even if the latter was a 403) was cross-referenced with the list of known URLs in case there was no root page but other pages existed. It's possible that more pages exist, but there's no good way of finding them.
Cogeco Canada Online! Not saved yet Dead since past 2017-07 as per*/*
Comcast U.S.A.
Offline Saved! Comcast Personal Web Pages #comclose (on EFnet) (abandoned)
CoreComm USA Online! Not saved yet Info
Datafast Australia Online! Not saved yet Long defunct ISP after merger with Eftel back in early 2000's.
Demon UK Offline Lost
  • No longer a personal isp, business only.
  • Can't seem to access this websites online anymore...
Demon Internet Netherlands Online! Not saved yet Merged with XS4ALL in 2006.
DCSI Australia Offline Lost
DIGI Hungary Online! Not saved yet
Digiweb E.U.
Offline Lost Pan-European defunct satellite ISP.
~25,000 items in Wayback Machine.
Dodo Australia Offline Lost Dead since past 2021-05 as per*/*
EarthLink U.S.A.
Over 200 other domains from merged ISPs
Offline Lost
Eastlink Canada Offline Lost Dead since 2019 as per*/*
Elisa Finland*****/*****/*****/*****/
Offline Saved! * = 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9
Closed 2022-12-31 per[IAWcite.todayMemWeb]; saved via AB
EWEtel Germany
Online! Not saved yet Found another domain being from - doesn't work anymore
Exetel Australia Online! Not saved yet
FairPoint U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet Acquired by Consolidated Communications in 2017.
Free France Online! Not saved yet By far the largest sample of early French internet still preserved. Reputed very stable.
Freenet Germany Offline Lost Lost partially due to being excluded from Wayback
Freeola UK & 499 Other domains Online! Not saved yet Small UK ISP, offers free email and web hosting has 500 domains to host from:
Freepass Italy (formerly)
Online! Not saved yet
Freeserve UK
Offline Lost
Freeserve (mysite) UK Offline Partially saved archives ~150,000 sites saved in Internet Archive's Wayback Machine
Later merged to Wanadoo mysite (see below)
FRII U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet
Frontier Communications U.S.A.
Online! Not saved yet
HCC Netherlands Online! Not saved yet
Het Net Netherlands Offline Lost
@Home Netherlands Offline Saved! Merged with Ziggo in 2007.
Goodnet Winstar U.S.A.
Offline Lost Arizona dial-up ISP.
~60,000 items in Wayback Machine (Sort by "Captured From").
Grande U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet
Green Hills Communications U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet
Offline Lost Dead since past 2018-01 as per*/*
Hansenet Germany Offline Lost
HiNet Taiwan Offline Partially saved Shut down on 2019-06-12.
Hiwaay U.S.A. Offline Lost Dead since 2021-01 as per*/*
IInet Australia Online! Not saved yet Should also grab Westnet user website as per and will be in the format
In-Berlin Germany Online! Not saved yet
Infinito Italy (formerly)
Online! Not saved yet U is the first letter of the username (e.g. /utenti/f/foobar/)
Inspire New Zealand Online! Not saved yet Global
Online! Not saved yet No customer hosting provided in German region (
Interfree Italy Online! Not saved yet
Internode Australia Online! Not saved yet
Invitel Hungary Online! Not saved yet
InWind Italy Online! Not saved yet Related to Wind Telecomunicazioni and Libero
Jazztel Spain
Online! Not saved yet 2021-09-05: Found another domain, example being
Jet2 U.K. Offline Lost Can't seem to find any userpages anymore...
Juno U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet
KEVAG Germany
Online! Not saved yet Later form at least sometimes redirects to former, e.g. becomes
Kielnet Germany Offline Lost Dead since past 2017-08 as per*/*
KKI Poland Offline Lost Self-proclaimed "laboratory" counterpart to host Site and webspace closed ~2002.

~90,000 items in Wayback Machine.

Kolumbus (Elisa) Finland****/******/
Offline Saved! ? = lowercase alphabet
* = 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9
Closed 2022-12-31 per[IAWcite.todayMemWeb]; saved via AB
KPN Netherlands
Online! Not saved yet Planet Internet was acquired by KPN Telecom in 2005 and merged with KPN in 2008.
LaCoocan Japan Online! Not saved yet Owned by Nifty (see Seems to be split into various categories, including (but not limited to): *, *, *, *, *, *, *, *.no.*, *, *; these different categores have different content.
Libero Digiland Italy
Online! Not saved yet
Luminet U.S.A.
Offline Lost Minnesota ISP, rebranded to Hiawatha Broadband/HBC from 1998-present. Webspace likely closed mid-2000s.
~12,000 Luminet and ~40,000 HBC items in Wayback Machine.
A couple of customer pages appear to still be online.
M-Net Germany Online! Not saved yet
MBnet Finland
Offline Saved! MBinternet #mobinternet (on EFnet) (abandoned) No longer an ISP, future of hosted sites uncertain.
Mediacom U.S.A.
Online! Not saved yet Hosting was discontinued in 2013, most sites disappeared then but some still remain.
MetroCast U.S.A.
Online! Not saved yet Acquired by Atlantic Broadband in 2004, which in turn was acquired by Cogeco in 2012.
MNSi Canada Online! Not saved yet
MTS Canada (Manitoba) Offline Lost Dead since 2016-06 as per*/*
MultiNet Norway Online! Saved! Saved via AB, but only could find 25 users still had pages ( redirects to include a slash for valid users), and many of those were empty
NCF Canada Online! Not saved yet
Netcologne Germany Online! Not saved yet
Netcom (UK) U.K. Offline Lost Defunct. US company of same name merged with EarthLink.
NetZero U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet
Nifty Japan
Offline Saved! Nifty
Ninja Homepage Japan See notes Online! Not saved yet Ninja Homepage has 340 domains. A full list of domains can be seen here. This page can also be used to see if a given subdomain is already taken for a certain domain. Additionally, users can use a domain of their own if so desired.
Nord-Com Germany Online! Not saved yet
Nucleus Canada Offline Lost 2021-09-06: Userpages get redirected to (example being to ) - but it doesn't exist anymore
NWInternet (LocalTel) USA (formerly)
Online! Saved! Content once existed on but seems to have been moved to; both sources were used to generate a username list. redirects to but the old home page still exists at
ODN Japan
Online! Not saved yet
Online Netherlands Online! Not saved yet
Ono Spain Offline Lost
Open Concept Internet Canada
Online! Not saved yet
Optus Australia Online! Not saved yet
Orange France (formerly) (formerly)
Offline Saved! Pages Perso Orange Service scheduled to close on 2023-09-05


UK Offline Partially saved archives The formation of Orange UK made it the final heir of the Mysite platform, which they killed 2008-07. 7,559 items saved in Wayback Machine.

Replaced with Orange Website Maker (below).


(Website Maker)

UK Offline Lost A white-label version of MAGIX Website Maker.

Closed ~2011, likely the contract ended. Orange suggested users migrate to original MAGIX product.

A few (2,054) items in Wayback Machine.

Osnatel Germany Online! Not saved yet
Ozemail Australia Online! Not saved yet Acquired by iiNet in 2005. Happened long ago but still 31,000 results in Google.
Pacwan France Offline Lost Webspace closed around 2004. ~8,000 items in Wayback Machine
Page ON Japan Offline Lost Shut down in 2015. N represents a number from 1 to at least 17
Panix U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet Third-oldest ISP.
Pipex UK Offline Lost TalkTalk
  • TalkTalk ownership. Deletion imminent 2018-07-16.
  • Can't seem to find any user pages anymore...
Plusnet U.K.
Online! Not saved yet Plusnet has 3 ISP domains due to mergers over the years.
A quick Google search indicates there are likely over ~50,000 personal and commerical active sites hosted on these domains.
Plusnet is now owned by the ISP BT, but continue operations independently.
Primus Canada
Online! Not saved yet * = 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 Puerto Rico Online! Not saved yet Many pages are old. USA Online! Not saved yet
QuickNet Netherlands Offline Saved! QuickNet was parted of Multikabel. Multikabel merged with Ziggo in 2008.
QUIK Internet U.S.A./Global
Offline Lost Replace "AREA" with region.
(List scraped from Wayback Machine)
Quipo Italy Online! Not saved yet
Qwest U.S.A. Offline Lost
RCN U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet
Rev United States (Virgina) Offline Lost Dead since 2015 or 2016 as per*/*
Sakura Internet Japan
See notes
Online! Not saved yet Sakura Internet offers web hosting on up to three out of 62 domains, seen here, in addition to
Sapo Portugal
Offline Lost
  • Creating pages is suspended. Existing users can continue editing their pages.
  • Can't seem to find them anymore from doing some casual internet searching...
SaskTel Canada (Saskatchewan) Online! Not saved yet
Saunalahti (Elisa) Finland
Offline Saved! Saunalahti Iso G #isohno (on EFnet) (abandoned) Saunalahti and Kolumbus have merged with Elisa. Possible extinction.
Closed 2022-12-31 per[IAWcite.todayMemWeb]; saved via AB
SFR-Numericable France (formerly)
Offline Lost Closed on 2016-11-21 Pages Perso - Fermeture
Shaw Canada (western half)
Offline Lost Shut down on 2017-03-06 as per
Suddenlink U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet
Snafu Germany Online! Not saved yet
Socket U.S.A.
Online! Not saved yet U.S.A.
Online! Not saved yet
SuperEva Italy Offline Lost Was this actually an ISP or just a free web host?
T-Home Hungary Online! Not saved yet
T-Online Germany
Online! Not saved yet
TalkTalk U.K. Offline Partially saved TalkTalk Deletion imminent 07/16/2018.
TDS Telecom U.S.A.
Online! Not saved yet
TekSavvy Canada Offline Lost Dead since 2019-11 as per*/*
Tele2 Germany Offline Lost Dead since 2020-11 at the latest and 2016-04 as the earliest as per*/*
Tele2 Netherlands Offline Lost Dead since 2017-04 as per*/*
Telefónica / Movistar Spain Online! Not saved yet Belgium Online! Not saved yet Some page paths have openly viewable folders, e.g. . This subreddit which has links to many old personal homepages on or files on those pages could be used as a discovery starting point:
Tele2 Sweden******/******/
Offline Saved! Swipnet #swiped (on EFnet) (abandoned) archives * = 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9
TeliaSonera Finland
Offline Lost
Telus Canada Offline Lost
Telstra Australia Offline Lost
Tesco UK Offline Lost UK supermarket that offered internet services. Webspace deleted 2012 and ISP bought by TalkTalk in 2015.
~90,000 items in Wayback Machine. (Telecom Italia Net) Italy Offline Lost
TPG Australia Closing Not saved yet User websites also available from Search results will have a mixture of both. One of AU largest ISP. Anounced as closing at[IAWcite.todayMemWeb] in 2023-05, with one user being told that content would be removed on 2023-07-09.
The World U.S.A.
Online! Not saved yet Oldest ISP in the world.
Time Warner Cable U.S.A. Offline Lost
TINET Catalonia
Online! Not saved yet Legacy hosting now redirects to mirror
Tiscali Germany Offline Lost
Tiscali Italy
Online! In progress...
Tiscali UK
Pre-Tiscali LineOne Customers:
Offline Lost TalkTalk
TMF Web Netherlands Offline Lost
TNG Germany Online! Not saved yet
Tripod (Lycos) , , Online! Not saved yet Tripod

Looks similar to Angelfire. Google Sitemaps are available via

Check " inurl:sitemap.xml", you can get those with curl etc. (browser gets redirect). Not sure if all users, probably not.

Troy Cablevision U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet
Toppoint Germany Offline Lost Dead since 2021-07 as per*/*
Tweak Netherlands Closing Saved![IAWcite.todayMemWeb] - saved based on what was indexed by DuckDuckGo and Google and what had previously been cralwed by IA
Ultinet U.S.A. Offline Partially saved*/* Business & Residential ISP. ~3,000 items in Wayback Machine.
Uniserve Canada
Online! Not saved yet This PDF indicates 22 legacy companies Uniserve merged.
Active customer hosting still exists on the 10 URLs listed.
UPC Hungary
Offline Lost Dead since 2021-08 as per*/* and*/*
UPC Netherlands
Offline Saved! Merged with Ziggo in 2015.
Verizon U.S.A.
Offline Partially saved Verizon Personal Web Space #verizoff (on EFnet) (abandoned) archives
Versatel Germany Offline Lost Dead since 2021-03 as per*/*
Versatel Netherlands Offline Lost Merged with Tele2 in 2008.

Dead since 2018-07 as per*/*

Vianet Canada (Ontario)
Online! Not saved yet
Videotron Canada (Quebec) Online! Not saved yet
Virgin Media U.K.
Closing In progress... Virgin Media #virginsacrifice (on EFnet) (abandoned)
Voicenet U.S.A. Offline Partially saved Defunct Mid-Atlantic ISP. ~85,000 items in Wayback Machine Partially saved in wayback but not by ArchiveTeam
Waitrose U.K.
Online! Not saved yet Waitrose, a UK supermarket. Partnered with Greenbee Telecoms, which then rebranded to John Lewis Partnership.
Pre-merger webspace sites online, but hosting not offered to new customers.
Wanadoo Netherlands Offline Partially saved*/* Merged to Orange
Wanadoo UK Offline Lost Merged to Orange

Dead since 2013-10 as per*/*

Wanadoo (Members/mysite) UK Offline Partially saved archives ~200,000 sites saved in Internet Archive's Wayback Machine.

Later Mysite Platform moved to Orange, see above.

Warped U.S.A. Online! Not saved yet
WideOpenWest (WOW!) U.S.A.
Offline Lost Dead since 2018-02 per*/* Germany Offline Lost Dead since 2020-09 as per*/*
World Access Netherlands Online! Not saved yet
World Online Italy Offline Lost
XMission USA Online! Not saved yet
XPG - UOL Brazil Offline Lost Dead since 2020-09 as per*/*
XS4ALL Netherlands
Online! In progress... Spain Offline Lost Bought by Deutsche Telekom and sold to Orange, still online. Dead since 2019-06 as per*/*
Online! Not saved yet Acquired by Wisper ISP in 2018
Yline Austria Offline Lost Bought by A1 in the late 90s but still online

Dead since 2021-06 as per*/*

Ziggo Netherlands Offline Saved! No new webspaces could be created (disabled on 2015-04-13), and existing webspaces will be shut down on 2020-04-01[1]. the archives are here[IAWcite.todayMemWeb] and here[IAWcite.todayMemWeb] It finally went down on the 2021-01-07, 10 Months after the official deadline of April,
ZoomInternet (Armstrong) USA Offline Partially saved*/* Discontinued on 2023-05-15[2]
ZonNet Netherlands Offline Partially saved*/* Merged with Tele2.
US Internet U.S.A Online! Not saved yet

See also