Wildcard DNS is fairly easy to setup. The apache part of it is pretty easy to accomplish as well.
The only hard part, doesn't even fall on the host. The hardest part in my opinion is setting up the .htaccess/rewrite part of it which is the customers responsibility. The few clients we have on this type of setup figured it out pretty quickly though.
$40/mo seems quite high for that type of setup. Being that it only takes a host about 10 mins tops to set it up. On top of that, it's really no different than offering unlimited sub-domains. It's just on-demand rather than having to setup each sub-domain in the control panel.
kw-host, get real. Those prices are not affordable, I highly doubt hosts allow them to use 100gb bandwidth for a mere $5 a month.... I understand the overselling concept, but there are limits after all.
all of them companys have their own servers. I know the owners of hugotonhosting and xtremehosts. They dont oversell because when they get 10gb away from their limit they order a new server.
So let's say an average server comes with 1000gb bandwidth. Since they sell it for ~$5 a month USD, they only make $50 off the box when they hit that mark. (10 account at 100gb = 1TB of bandwidth). I'm sure that pricing structure works
To the OP, just because of your bandwidth requirements spending about $20'ish a month sounds reasonable enough in this market.
i only opened it last night. and it actualy has 3 pages now
And at those prices the you will never last. Seriously, step back and think about what you are offering here, there is no way you can offer what you are promising.
If you had 100 customers on the first plan, you would have 250GB space and 3TB bandwidth allocated. From the £100 you bring in, you would lose a chunk to payment processing fees, then you need to pay for the reseller account/server.
Now factor in what your time is worth, do you really want to support about 10 or more clients for a full month just to be able to afford a single McDonalds Happy Meal?