Galaxy Backbone Wins Best Hosting Company at Web Awards


Galaxy Backbone Ltd, an ICT infrastructure and services provider has emerged the Best Hosting Company in Nigeria in 2016 at the 2016 .ng Web Awards by Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA). NIRA are managers of the country’s Internet real estate.
The award aims to continuously encourage the growth of local website hosting companies in Nigeria. To qualify for this category, content must be hosted in Nigeria. Galaxy Backbone alongside 3 others namely; .ng (Upperlink Limited); (Galaxy backbone Limited); and (MTN) were assessed by the Award Jury as fulfilling the criteria.
The winner was determined by the number of votes received. The organisers had advised nominated organisations to reach out to their employees, customers, friends and fans to vote for them. According to the letter of notification, the more votes received by an organisation the better the chances of emerging winner in this category.
According to NIRA, “the strategic position taken by Galaxy Backbone Limited to register and use the .ng domain name, demonstrates the organization’s commitment to relate with the .ng online identity of Nigerians, Nigerian businesses, local content and culture. This key to doing business within and outside Nigeria and this qualifies Galaxy Backbone Ltd as an invaluable asset in this our historic celebration of the .ng online identity, excellence and creativity”.
Galaxy Backbone Ltd also handles the registration of .ng top domain name in the Nigerian public sector.