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NIGERIA | Domain name industry grows as businesses go online

The Nigerian domain name industry is benefiting as more local businesses flock online to promote their businesses to the Internet community. The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), the managers of the country’s .ng Internet domain name, says name registrations peaked at 6,797 at Q1 2017. “For the month of March 2017, there were a total […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

.ng | Why Obasanjo became Nigeria ‘Internet Ambassador’

ormer President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, was named an Ambassador for Nigeria’s .ng Internet domain name, in recognition of his role in transfer of management of the online resource to the country. The honour came the way of the former President in recognition of his role in the successful re-delegation of the online real estate […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

Nigeria | ‘Official’ PC market posts record fall, IDC says

Official PC shipments to Nigeria fell 57.1% year on year in 2016 to total 156,511 units, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC). Babatunde Afolayan, a senior research analyst at IDC West Africa, says this means the market has now fallen to its lowest levels since IDC started tracking it in […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone

NIGERIA | Govt to fix mobile phone call rates

The Federal Government is reviewing termination rates among mobile network operators (MNOs), a move that will affect call rates paid by mobile phone consumers in Nigeria. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the planned review of mobile interconnection rates among MNOs is being considered following a study by consulting company, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and will re-position “the […]

President stops ‘takeover’ of NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, Galaxy Backbone