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News Releases 2006

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Nov 30, 2006

Afilias Global Registry Services announces winners of the 2006 .INFO Awards for the best .INFO websites

Nov 05, 2006

.INNEW DELHI , INDIA – 5 November 2006 –National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) and Afilias India Private Limited announced that the ‘.in’ domain has reached 2,00,000...

Nov 02, 2006

From October 19 to November 24, Internet users can vote for their favorite Web sites in five different categories from a short list at

MUNICH - November 2, 2006. Following a pre-selection round during which a jury of four experts from the field of media and communications evaluated several hundred entries, a total of eighteen .INFO-Web sites have...

Oct 23, 2006

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 23 October 2006 – Afilias, a global provider of Internet domain name registry services, announced today that it has released support for eight additional Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) language scripts in the .INFO generic top-level domain. These eight additional scripts join the German (DE) script that launched in 2004. The new scripts include: Polish (PL), Swedish (SV), Danish (DA), Hungarian (HU), Icelandic (IS), Latvian (LV), Lithuanian (LT), and...

Sep 22, 2006

To mark the fifth anniversary of the .INFO domain, internet registry Afilias has launched a competition to find the best .INFO web sites in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, and is offering EUR18,000 in prize money for the winning entries.

MUNICH - September 2006 - From September 21 to October 12, owners of .INFO domains in Germany, Austria and Switzerland can enter their web sites for the .INFO Award 2006. Prizes are to be awarded to sites in...

Jun 02, 2006

.mobiDUBLIN, IRELAND – 2 June 2006 – Afilias Limited announced at the close of the .MOBI Industry Sunrise Registration Period, that it has successfully completed a trouble-free launch of the registry system supporting the .MOBI sponsored top-level domain (sTLD). This marks the first "from scratch" registry launch for Afilias since it opened registration for the .INFO generic TLD in 2001.

May 01, 2006

Afilias to provide state-of-the-art technology to improve speed, reliability and security of .BZ domain names


DUBLIN, IRELAND – 1 May 2006 –Afilias Limited announced that it has expanded its existing agreement with University Management Ltd.(UML) to provide a full suite of advanced registry...

Feb 21, 2006

.aero registry receives service upgrade to enhance domain

Feb 21, 2006

.aero registry receives service upgrade to enhance domain

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 21 February 2006 – Afilias Limited today announced that it has successfully completed the transition of registry services for .aero, the top-level domain for the aviation industry. This transition, which was completed on behalf of SITA, the sponsoring organization for .aero, brings significant technical improvements to the .aero domain including faster DNS resolution, enhanced...

Jan 17, 2006

NEW DELHI, INDIA – 17 January 2006 – Afilias Limited today announced.IN that it has enhanced its registry services in support of the .IN domain to deliver faster, more robust services in India. The .IN domain now joins generic top level domains .info and .org as having the fastest Web site resolution times within the region.