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 must be included in the hosting order at the time of ordering. Free Domains apply to certain domain extensions only. The possible … 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 is well documented that electricity generation and distribution is a perennial challenge in Nigeria. Web Hosting servers on the other … Read More

Web Hosting in Nigeria: A network performance overview

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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 direct IP connectivity to the networks of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Carriers that are peering locally in Nigeria. Local … 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 and one of the major issues with the performance of internet applications is that of latency. Latency is the … Read More

Web4Africa extends web hosting infrastructure to Nigeria

Web4Africa, a leading pan-African web hosting company and accredited domain registrar has extended its web hosting infrastructure to  Nigeria, making it the first web hosting company to do so. From an award-winning Tier-III data centre in Lagos Nigeria, Web4Africa is poised to offer its regular services from its West African network Point-of-Presence. These services include: shared Web Hosting, Reseller Hosting, … Read More

Social Media or a Website. What is best for your Business?

A domain name allows you connect a custom address to your social media presence.

Small business owners who are just starting out often times have to decide between a full-fledged website and a social media presence, in promoting their new business venture. The video below produced by Verisign illustrates why both choices do not have to be necessarily mutually exclusive. In recent years, social media networks have become one of the most popular and … 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 names ending ‘*i.ng’, purchased by and for registrants. This ‘sunrise period’ is valid from 8th May 2015 to 7th June 2015, after … Read More

.ng registry reduces number of premium domains

.ng domain name

The .ng domain registry has just announced the number of premium (2nd-level .ng) domains have been reduced. The list of released premium domain names available to the public for registration at regular prices immediately: Released_Premium_Domain_Names_for_public 4×4.ng adultcartoons.ng anemia.ng 4x4trucks.ng adultmovies.ng angermanagement.ng abacus.ng aereo.ng anges.ng abexercise.ng aerialphotos.ng angle.ng aboard.ng aerolinea.ng angry.ng absolute.ng affidavit.ng anima.ng abstract.ng affiliateprogram.ng animalhospitals.ng abstractart.ng africanamerican.ng animalshelters.ng accademia.ng agricultural.ng … 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 African domain extension used by most entities and by far the most popular .org.za – intended for non-profit South African organizations .capetown – the … Read More

.HOST Domains @ $39

dot host domain extension

Web4Africa is offering .HOST Domain name for your web hosting / domain name business on promo at $39 for the first year till 17th October 2014. That means you have less than 48 hours to take advantage of this limited-time offer. If you have no plans to switch to .HOST immediately, you can still register the domain name for future … Read More