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Nigeria .NG domain name registration grew by 22%

Labeled as news in ccTLD Discussion, started by Tunde, Sep 19, 2018

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  1. Tunde

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    Nigeria NG domain name registration grew by 22% within the last eight months, according to the Nigeria internet Registration Association (NiRA); the body responsible for the Nigeria .ng country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) namespace.

    Going by the latest data from the Nigeria internet Registration Association (NiRA) this past weekend, It clearly revealed that the .ng country code Top Level Domain grew by 22,718 between January and August 2018.

    NiRA said. “The monthly rate of growth of the domain name registration is encouraging. In August 2018, there were 5,161 newly registered domain names as against the 4,274 done at the same time in 2017. Altogether, there were 105,508 active domain names at the third level and another 20,306 active domain names at the second level, making a total of 125,814 active domains altogether,” read the full story here http://domaining.com.ng/domain-name-news/ng-country-code-top-level-domain-name-grew/
     
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  2. FolioTeam

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    Thanks for sharing
     
  3. Tunde

    Tunde Established Member

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    You're welcome
     
  4. Recons.Com

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    So 126000 domains registered in the nation of 180 million people? That is one domain per 1500 people.
     
  5. Tunde

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    the .ng is relatively new. Also, a lot of that so-called 180m people don't know anything about online businesses, talkless of the domain.
     
  6. Recons.Com

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    How relatively new it can be?

    Even if only 50 million new, there should be 1 million+ registrations. Germany has 10MM+

    How much is .ng?
     
  7. wot

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    $199 at 101Domain :xf.smile:
    Original post looks like advertising to me.
     
  8. Windoms

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    What you mean?
     
  9. Recons.Com

    Recons.Com Top Contributor VIP

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    Surely cannot cost that much in Nigeria?
     
  10. ecalc

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    The OP talks about 2nd and 3rd level .ng names with 84% of active regs being 3rd level and a quick search finds web4africa selling them as cheap as $1.25. Example: kumquat.name.ng. Second level kumquat.ng for high rollers is $31.43/yr.
     
  11. gilescoley

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    What are the restrictions for .NG names?
     
  12. Corey

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    There is no special process needed to register of a .NG domain name, no special action is needed on your end.

    Source: .NG domain name for Nigeria | NETIM Registrar

    Cheers
    Corey
     
  13. gilescoley

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    Thanks, €68 a year, they have got to be dreaming :xf.smile:
     
  14. Tunde

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    It's not as expensive.
    .NG goes for like $25
    .com.ng for a little less than $3
     
  15. Tunde

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    Yes
     

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