Originally Posted by emasaa
Would you kindly explain to me why someone would host someone else for free ? Exactly what are they getting when they do that? and why would someone want to be hosted on a free hosting ?
There are 2 concepts how free web hosting services get profit:
1. They put ads on clients websites and earn money from advertisers.
2. They offer also paid packages and free hosting offer works as promotion for them. In this case, there is usually big difference in offered webspace and bandwidth between free and paid packages.