Feb 24, 2014
If you weren't able to attend Afilias CMO Roland LaPlante's recent webinar on "The Practicalities of a New Domain Launch," you can watch it here.
Since there's a lot more to launching a new top-level domain than coming up with a unique gTLD, it's helpful to know what issues you'll need to have squared away before launching one (or before applying to ICANN to have one). This webinar was designed to help you by sharing what Afilias learned from the original New gTLD launch (.INFO) and New gTLD...
Feb 7, 2014
There's a lot more to launching a new top-level domain than coming up with a unique gTLD (or even your own dot Brand). Here a just a few of the many items you have to be ready to handle:
Jul 12, 2013
After years of discussion and preparation, Afilias is excited to start the process of bringing our two dozen-plus New generic Top-Level Domains to the public. As a first step, Afilias has created a special pre-registration microsite. Here, you can tell us which New gTLDs you’re interested in for yourself or your business.
Apr 26, 2013
Earlier this April, the largest ICANN meeting ever — more than 2,500 attendees — kicked off in Beijing. Given the imminent addition of hundreds of “dot Brands” to the Internet, the topic of new gTLDs was at the top of the...
Jan 31, 2013
Today, Afilias Limited announces the resignation of Karim Jiwani, who formerly ran RegistryPro, the .PRO registry and Afilias subsidiary. Under his tenure, the .PRO business doubled, and the registry system was successfully migrated to Afilias’ world-class technical platform. Mr. Jiwani plans to pursue other opportunities in the expanding domain industry.
Dec 17, 2012
The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and it's a bigger season than ever, especially online. According to Shop.org, online holiday sales this year will increase 12...