Africa’s Internet economy is set for a revolution following the final delegation of the .Africa Top Level Domain to Registry Africa Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the ZA Central Registry NPC (ZACR). This, after worldwide web administrator ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers) overcame over five years of legal obstacles preventing it […]
Accessing TV programming over the BBC’s iPlayer platform could get considerably harder from 1st of September 2016. The BBC has successfully lobbied the British Parliament to change the law governing TV licences in the UK. As of now, one could easily monitor programming on the internet-based TV service whether one actually had a TV licence […]
Domain Name Registrars that have been accredited by ICANN for the registration, transfer and renewal of domain names, are at the very top of the Domain Name system supply chain. Due to the very strict business and technical requirements surrounding ICANN accreditation, only about 1,000 accredited domain name registrars service the whole world today. Out […]
After several false starts, Glo Mobile Ghana appears to have taken its most remarkable step yet, towards a commercial launch. The cellular network obtained its operating licence since 2008 but had failed to launch its service to the public, citing logistical difficulties. Its last false start was 17th November 2011. A much-publicized commercial launch slated […]
My summary of WordCamp Cape Town 2011. This post includes a video of my presentation, titled: Harnessing the full power of WordPress for multimedia publishing.
WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. There have been dozens of such events around the globe in the past, and there will be WordCamps for as long as WordPress continues to exist in its current shape and form.
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 […]
.gh is the country code Top-Level Domain name (cc-TLD) for the Republic of Ghana. Introduced in 1995, it is currently managed by a private company in Accra Ghana. This company sponsored the .gh domain with ICANN (the international body for managing domains) and currently serves as the registry and registrar, simultaneously. Although .gh is intended […]
Google Plus is Google’s latest and best attempt at a social networking website. It obviously draws a lot of lessons from Google’s previous attempts like Google Buzz, Google Wave, Orkut etc. I got an invitation to join Google Plus from a good friend, and I am loving it so far. It comes with a lot […]
Gregory Eid is the Managing Director of TeleData ICT, a leading Internet Service Provider in Ghana, targeted at individuals, cyber cafes and SMEs. In this interview, he spoke frankly to Russell Southwood of Balancing Act about some aspects of the operations of TeleData ICT, challenges of offering internet connectivity in Ghana and the network upgrade […]