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Apr 02, 2014

Philipp Grabensee, Chairman of the Afilias Board of Directors, 
brings extensive Internet experience to the DNA

Mar 19, 2014

Global Internet access moves forward with Landrush launch of Chinese Internationalized Domain Names

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the completion of technical preparations for the Landrush launch of the new Dot Chinese Online (.在线) and Dot Chinese Website (.中文网) top-level domains (TLD).

Mar 15, 2014

Afilias today announced its support for the statements by the Internet technical organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet infrastructure (IETF, IAB, ccTLD ROs, ICANN, ISOC and W3C) regarding the announcement by the...

Mar 12, 2014

Afilias supports new gTLD delegations and registry services for I-REGISTRY

Feb 13, 2014

Afilias announces its first Internationalized Domain Name at the top level

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced that March 14, 2014, is the sunrise launch date for its first Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) at the top level: .移动 (.MOBILE in Chinese).

Feb 13, 2014

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the sunrise launch dates for three new generic top-level domains (gTLD): .PINK, .RED and BLUE.

With the .PINK, .RED and .BLUE domains, Afilias is the first registry to offer truly colorful ways to express yourself on the Internet. No longer are site owners restrained to drab domain addresses. Now, your Web address can express your individual enthusiasms!

Feb 06, 2014

Afilias announces sunrise period start of .KIM, the first family of the Web

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the sunrise launch date for the first “family” generic top-level domain (gTLD): .KIM.

Nov 18, 2013

Afilias research reveals that Internet experts predict a decline in brands’ use of social media
when brand-owned domains hit the market   

New research from registry services provider Afilias reveals that the launch of branded generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) will likely mark the start of a decline in the number of brands using social networks.

Apr 08, 2013

Industry leader joins group to provide public policy and advocacy voice for the Internet infrastructure industry