Posts Tagged ‘nigeria’
A radical change comes to .ng domains
Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

The .ng domain system has come a long way from the days of cumbersome registration via email to today's fully automated world-class domain name system. Another drastic policy change is around the corner, that could potentially place .ng on an even higher pedestal, gaining attention from just about every corner of the world. As of now, anyone in the world can register .com.ng, .org.ng, .name.ng. and .mobi.ng. Understandably, .net.ng, .gov.ng, ...  [Read more]

How to install Multi TV in Lagos Nigeria
Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

I got the following question from a reader of this blog via email, and choose to answer publicly so as to assist others in need of the same information: Please do you have anybody or office in Lagos that I can get Multi TV dish and decoder, and the Technician that can install it for me. Or any dealer in Lagos, plz help. Considering Multi TV is a Ghanaian operation, I am not aware of any officially accredited installers in Nigeria. Since Multi ...  [Read more]

GOtv Africa. A new digital pay TV service.
Monday, January 16th, 2012

I noticed multitudes of GOtv Africa banners and balloons in the ancient city of Ibadan Nigeria in the last quarter of 2011. The similarity with the name/logo of DStv was clear. Promotional drives were ongoing at different vantage points in Ibadan. GOtv is a new digital terrestrial TV (DTT) service by Multichoice Africa, operators of DStv. Instead of broadcasting via satellite, GOtv broadcasts from TV masts, sending encrypted digital signals to ...  [Read more]

Fly540: the budget airline for African destinations?
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Too many people in Africa happen to fall within the low-income bracket. Thus, one would expect budget airlines to be commonplace on this continent, catering for the masses. This is not so. Budget airlines are rather common in high-income countries of Western Europe, North America, India and many Asian countries. The relatively few airlines that ply major African cities do so at rather exorbitant fares. As of 21 Nov 2011 7:30am GMT: a return ...  [Read more]

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

I wanted to draw your attention to this important petition that I recently signed: "Cybercrime Legislation for Nigeria" http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/cln/ I really think this is an important cause, and I'd like to encourage you to add your signature, too. It's free and takes just a few seconds of your ...  [Read more]

Challenges of Shopping Online in Nigeria
Friday, July 15th, 2011

I got the following message from a reader of this blog: Good day Mr. Ajao. I am a post graduate student at the university of Northampton, United kingdom, studying MA International Marketing Strategy. I am really proud as I see a Nigerian like you writing good articles on current issues on the internet. I have read about 4 of your articles and I must that I am very impressed. You are making us proud here in the United Kingdom. After reading one ...  [Read more]

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Vilnius, 1st of June 2011, mobile flirting community Eskimi celebrated second million users just 2 months after the first million user mark was reached. “We are focusing on creating a fun and sticky mobile flirting community for people to chat, blog, share photos and experiences, vote. We expanded the product with interest likes function that help customers express their interests and find new people who share the same interests. This ...  [Read more]

Infinity TV goes premium
Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Infinity TV, a direct-to-home satellite TV service on Astra 2B has gone premium. Most of the channels they offer which have hitherto been free since early 2010 are now ...  [Read more]

Infinity TV (Nigeria) goes premium
Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Infinity TV, a direct-to-home satellite TV service on Astra 2B has gone premium. Most of the channels they offer which have hitherto been free since early 2010 are now encrypted. This is not much of a surprise since Infinity TV had always set-out to be a premium service. Their TV channels currently include: 9JA TV Vive Viasat Nature Africa Viasat History Africa Infinity Bollywood Galaxy TV (Nigeria) Sky News ...  [Read more]

Meet WACS, the latest submarine cable into Africa
Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

In case you missed the memo, Africa is rising. Having been largely ignored in the development of the Internet, things have been changing rapidly in the past decade with telecommunication companies forming alliances with financial institutions to bring serious data connectivity into Africa, and with it, lots of potential for prosperity. You can thus understand my excitement each time a new submarine cable is announced. West Africa Cable ...  [Read more]