Galaxy Backbone Limited, a leading ICT infrastructure and services provider, has emerged Best Hosting Company in Nigeria at the 2016 .ng Web Awards by Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA). NIRA are managers of the country’s Internet real estate.
This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Franklyn Ginger-Eke, Manager Stakeholder Management Galaxy Backbone.
Ginger-Eke said the award aimed to continuously encourage the growth of local website hosting companies in Nigeria.
According to him, to qualify for this category, content must be hosted in Nigeria.
He said Galaxy Backbone alongside three other companies namely: .ng Upperlink Limited .com.ng Galaxy
Backbone Limited; and .com.ng MTN were assessed by the Award Jury as fulfilling the criteria.
Ginger-Eke said that the winner was determined by the number of votes received.
He said the organisers of the award 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 organization, the better the chances of emerging winner in this category.
“The strategic position taken by Galaxy Backbone to register and use the .ng domain name, demonstrates the organisation’s commitment to relate with the .ng online.
“It also demonstrates its identity of Nigerian businesses, local content and culture.’’
Ginger-Eke said this key to doing business within and outside Nigeria qualified Galaxy Backbone as an invaluable asset “in this our historic celebration of the .ng online identity, excellence and creativity.”