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

.TECH Domain is 2!

Web4Africa joins the .tech registry to celebrate it’s 2nd Launch Anniversary today! With 250,000+ registrations and brands like Viacom, CES and TNW using their .tech, .tech has rapidly established itself as the defacto TLD of the tech industry. Apart from registrations, .tech has been in the trenches and has been working very closely with the tech community – startups, incubators, … Read More

.asia domain registration gets easier

.asia is the top-level domain name system for the continent of Asia and the Pacific region. It was introduced in 2007. As of 2016, over 80% of .ASIA domain registrations (based on registrant contact) came from within Asia, led by China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia. The requirements for registering .asia domains are changing from 15th July 2017, making … 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

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

Understanding the new .co.za domain name system

.za is the domain name system for South Africa. It is split into different categories, with each intended for different uses. .co.za – intended for commercial enterprises and general use, this is by far the most popular of all .za domains and is registered by individuals, businesses, organisations and government institutions alike. It is virtually the de facto .za domain … Read More

The free domain price

Domain Names

This is an archived blog post by Nairahost… Over our three years in the web hosting and domain registration industry in Nigeria, we have been asked then and again with questions like this, “Why are you not giving out free domain names with your hosting packages?”, or “Why do you charge [x]Naira for a domain name when I can get … Read More