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Afilias' specialized technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a wide range of applications, including Internet domain registry services, Managed DNS and award-winning mobile Web services.

New Top Level Domain Names

dot Brands Need to Look under the Hood before Partnering


As the countdown for the ICANN gTLD program ticks away its final 100 days, potential dot Brand applicants have to make important decisions in a short space of time: whether to apply for a new TLD, how to best leverage a new top-level domain, and which gTLD partner to choose.

Afilias to sponsor Columbia Business School webinar on ICANN new gTLD program and dot Brand domains

 

Free global event features business, branding, and Internet experts focusing on the strategic questions surrounding new TLDs for brands

Afilias launches international contest to explore innovative uses of new top-level domains

"Global Innovation Contest for New TLD Ideas" represents first-of-its-kind competition for defining new domain concepts

DUBLIN -- October 3, 2011 -- Afilias Limited, a leading Internet registry services provider, today announced a rapid-fire contest to generate ideas for new top-level domains (new TLDs). As organizations consider whether or not to invest in new TLDs under the forthcoming ICANN New TLD program, they may not consider all the possibilities for new TLDs. The "Afilias Global Innovation Contest for New TLD Ideas" is designed to address that issue.

For brand owners, the time to act on new gTLDs is now


The second .nxt conference on new generic top-level domains recently concluded, and there was one thing that participants in the three days of passionate and informative discussions agreed on: time is running out for applicants.

2017: The Year of dotBrand


With over 600 “dot Brands” applied for in 2012, and hundreds now launched, 2017 seems poised to be the Year of dotBrand!

“dotBrands” are top level domains (TLDs) that use the brand name to the right of the dot, as in www.mabanque.bnpparibas or www.home.cern.  Many large companies across nearly every industry applied, including Google, Amazon, Citibank, VISA, McDonalds, Sony, HBO, and Alibaba.

Deal Yourself In: .POKER Names Now Open to All

DUBLIN – April 21, 2015 – Global registry services provider and poker fan Afilias announced today that the new “dot POKER” or .POKER top level domain is now open for public registration on a first-come-first-served basis. For the first time, the card game that has fascinated players and transcended cultures around the world has its own dedicated web space!

LACNIC 23

Date: 
May 18, 2015
Location: 
Lima, Peru

Afilias is a Bronze sponsor of the upcoming LACNIC 23 event in Lima, Peru.  LACNIC 23 is a networking and exchange of experiences and analysis of key aspects for the latest news on Internet in the region and globally.