.blog is coming

.blog is coming, and it’s going to be totally HUUUUUGGGEEEE. It’s going to be fantastic. You’re gonna love it! 😉 .blog If you would like to obtain your .blog domain at the beginning of the .blog Sunrise, promote it and use it as a… Read more

60% Discount OFF Web Hosting in Nigeria

Web4Africa is offering a limited-time 60% discount off the Web Hosting in Nigeria plans. Offer closes on Monday. Click on the banner below, to enjoy the one-off offer now. Terms: Free Domains apply to annual billing cycles only, and… Read more

Web Hosting in Nigeria: Off-The-Grid Power

Nigeria is an emerging economy of over 170 million people and a leader in business and information technology, on the African continent. The country needs to develop despite its challenges. The local hosting industry needs to grow and blossom. It… Read more

Web Hosting in Nigeria: A network performance overview

MainOne

Web4Africa had commissioned some web hosting equipment in a Tier-III datacentre in Lagos Nigeria a few months ago. We own and manage our network infrastructure and are peering locally at the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN). This gives us… Read more

A review of VPS Hosting in Nigeria

Computer / Network security

A few months ago, I had the privilege of discussing in-country hosting with the CEO of Web4Africa. He informed me he was about to start offering hosting accounts in datacenters here in Lagos. I’ve always been a proponent of internet performance… Read more

Sunrise Period for ‘.i.ng’ zone

.ng domain name

The ‘.i.ng’ zone was opened by the .ng registry recently. The registry has provided for a ‘sunrise period’ of 30 days for registered domain names ending with ‘*i.ng’ and has reserved all the ‘*.i.ng’ version of registered domain… Read more

South African domains exceed 1 million

South African domains numbers as of 12 February 2015

ZACR, the official registry for most South African top-level domains, has reported that over 1 million domains are in their registry currently. ZACR is responsible for the following South African domain extensions: .co.za – generic South… Read more