Category: Registries

2017 dotUK Renewals Report Published

Nominet Business Intelligence - dotUK Renewal Rates

The latest edition of the Nominet Business Intelligence reports have been issued, which show the Registrations, Renewals and Transfers [growth and loss] of the .UK domain name market, and compare a registrar to the average for the registry overall. Who wants be below-average or even just-average ? Not us 🙂 It’s always nice to see …

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Centralnic ‘de-commissioning’ psuedo TLDs – Batch 1

CentralNic, (a domain registry for a large number of domain extensions and psuedo extensions) advises that effective midnight April 30, 2017 the following SLDs [ domains used as domain extensions ] will be no longer available for registration or renewal. These domains are effectively now dead 🙁 • .ar.com • .gb.com • .hu.com • .kr.com …

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ICANN and Regional Internet Registries Sign SLA for the IANA Numbering Services

Helsinki, Finland – 29 June 2016. The Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) and ICANN signed the Service Level Agreement (SLA) for the IANA Numbering Services at ICANN 56 in Helsinki, Finland 29/June/2016. This agreement documents the arrangements for provision by ICANN of IANA numbering services, after the IANA stewardship transition which is expected to begin around …

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Nominet to Conduct Research with .uk Rights Holders

Nominet, the Domain Registry for .uk .co.uk .org.uk .me.uk .ltd.uk .net.uk .plc.uk are about to start their Research with .uk rights holders As outlined at the registrar meeting on 21 January 2016 (Astutium attended), Nominet is conducting market research into the take-up of the right of first refusal for .uk domains by rights holders. Survey …

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Nominet dot UK Price Increase – Act Now to Save Money

Nominet, the Registry for .uk, .co.uk, .org.uk and .me.uk domains has announced effective 1st March 2106 that it will be increasing the cost of domains to all .UK domain registrars by 50% and changing the standard registration period to 1 year. Other .uk domains (gov.uk, ac.uk etc) are not controlled by Nominet and not changing …

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Another 7 newGTLDs Now Available .college .courses .live .men .miami .rent .studio

Starting from today additional Domain Names are able to be registered in targeted/specific newGTLDs (Global Top Level Domains) under General Availability. Today sees the general availability of the newGTLDs: .college .courses .live .men .miami .rent .studio with more than 1000 more coming out during 2014/5’s weekly newGTLD roll-out, if you’ve not decided on your newGTLD …

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Another 4 newGTLDs Now Available .amsterdam .fans .fyi .mba

Starting from today additional Domain Names are able to be registered in targeted/specific newGTLDs (Global Top Level Domains) under General Availability. Today sees the general availability of the newGTLDs: .amsterdam .fans .fyi .mba with more than 1000 more coming out during 2014/5’s weekly newGTLD roll-out, if you’ve not decided on your newGTLD .brand roadmap contact …

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Another 4 newGTLDs Now Available .coupons .movie .online .soccer

Starting from today additional Domain Names are able to be registered in targeted/specific newGTLDs (Global Top Level Domains) under General Availability. Today sees the general availability of the newGTLDs: .coupons .movie .online .soccer with more than 1000 more coming out during 2014/5’s weekly newGTLD roll-out, if you’ve not decided on your newGTLD .brand roadmap contact …

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Another 6 newGTLDs Now Available .dog .hockey .lol .run .taxi .theater

Starting from today additional Domain Names are able to be registered in targeted/specific newGTLDs (Global Top Level Domains) under General Availability. Today sees the general availability of the newGTLDs: .dog .hockey .lol .run .taxi .theater with more than 1000 more coming out during 2014/5’s weekly newGTLD roll-out, if you’ve not decided on your newGTLD .brand …

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Another 11 newGTLDs Now Available .accountant .download .jewelry .lat .loan .love .racing .show .team .tech .win

Starting from today additional Domain Names are able to be registered in targeted/specific newGTLDs (Global Top Level Domains) under General Availability. Today sees the general availability of the newGTLDs: .accountant .download .jewelry .lat .loan .love .racing .show .team .tech .win with more than 1000 more coming out during 2014/5’s weekly newGTLD roll-out, if you’ve not …

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