.HOST is now an Open Generic Top-Level Domain

dot host domain extension

Before now, .HOST domains had been targetted exclusively at the web hosting and cloud hosting industry. The .host registry is however now expanding the target audience by repositioning it as a generic top-level domain extension. Why is .HOST re-positioned as a generic TLD? Research on live websites in the .HOST namespace indicates a natural connect with a variety of audiences … Read More

Why SquirrelMail is being removed from cPanel

SquirrelMail

SquirrelMail is a project that provides both a web-based email client and a proxy server for the IMAP protocol. Started in 1999, it has been shipped with cPanel since over 10 years ago. Used and loved by millions globally, SquirrelMail is, unfortunately, getting the stick from cPanel as it would stop being included officially from cPanel version 76. cPanel is … Read More

5 Reasons .NG Domains have increased drastically

5 Reasons .NG Domains have increased drastically in number over the past 10 years. NiRA, the official registry for the .ng domain extension, recently announced that the number of domain names under .ng have exceeded 100,000. The recent boost further consolidates .NG’s position as the 2nd most popular domain extension in Africa*. .NG is the official top-level Domain Name for the … Read More

.Africa Domain is Live

dot africa domain name

Quoting an update we received from the registry today: ZA Central Registry NPC (ZACR) is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 at 14:58:59 CAT the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) published the .africa geographic Top Level Domain Name (gTLD) in the root. The delegation comes after a lengthy and protracted legal challenge that saw … 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

.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

.host, .press & .website domains at discounts

Web4Africa, an ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar, is offering .host, .press and .website domain names at discounted prices for 1st year registrations, in a special deal as offer by their respective domain registries. New Domains @ discounted prices: .HOST, .PRESS, .WEBSITE http://t.co/VrLWim75Na http://t.co/wIGBFdpzKH — Web4Africa (@web4africa) September 18, 2014 The limited time offers end at varying dates as highlighted below: .host … Read More

Introducing .bid, .trade and .webcam domain names

.trade domain name

.BID is undoubtedly the TLD of choice for online auctions and market place sites online. An intuitive generic Top Level Domain (TLD) name makes .BID distinguishable from the broad auction-related content found across the Internet, and there are clear benefits to auctioneers, buyers and sellers .BID Top Level Domain (TLD) owners include a spectrum of online auctioneers running various types … Read More

Introducing .CLUB Domains

50 Cent in the .CLUB

Web4Africa, an ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar is now offering .club domain names. .CLUB is about more than providing established clubs with the best possible domain name. .CLUB is the ultimate social domain name, making it easy for anyone and everyone to bring people together around common interests and passions – and own the perfect domain for their community. .CLUB is … Read More