Below is a non-authoritative list of known Urbit providers. Note that this information is not definitive for any provider besides Networked Subject. If you have a correction, or are aware of a provider that isn’t listed here, please let us know.
Be sure to check whether your sponsor is online before purchase, or you will have diminished or no ability to communicate with the rest of the network! Hosting & sponsorship fees refer to recurring costs denoted in monthly rate.
|Provider||Planet cost||Hosting fee (/mo)||Sponsorship or subscription fee (/mo)||Notes|
|Escape Pod Store||Unknown||Unknown||Unknown||Full hosting provider & one-off sales; BTC/ETH/Ravencoin/fiat|
|Get Urbit ID||Incl. w/ hosting||20USD||No||Full hosting provider; CC payment|
|Networked subject||20/40USD||NA||No||ETH or BTC|
|OpenSea||Var.||NA||No||Make sure the sponsor is online! ETH only|
|Tlon||Forthcoming||Forthcoming||Forthcoming||Full hosting provider (Waitlist referral)|
|Urbit.live||20USD||NA||No||Network & sigil explorer; ETH only|
|Urbit Marketplace||30USD||NA||No||Offline sponsor?|
|Urbit.me||Var.||NA||No||Sigil picker tool; ETH only|
|Urth Systems||Incl. w/ subscription||NA||5USD/mo||Free planet with 3mo group subscription; macOS app; ETH only|
You can find directions for going from purchase to booting here. Note that after purchasing a planet from any provider, you will need an additional small amount of ETH to pay transaction fees to transfer your planet to a paper wallet before you can download a keyfile necessary to boot for the first time.