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dot Brand makes its debut

Afilias advises companies to act now for successful TLD applications

Following the application window opening today for businesses to manage and run their own top-level domain (TLD), global registry services provider Afilias is advising companies to make an informed decision as soon as possible about whether to apply for their own dot Brand domain from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

It's Decision Time for Your Dot Brand gTLD

The New TLD Application window is now closed.

ICANN recently closed its first application window for unique top-level domains. Instead of advertising for the company that owns .com, your brand can be your Web address.

The Next Big .thing: New Top-Level Domains and the Expanding Global Internet

Date: 
Jan 11, 2012
Location: 
Newseum, Washington, DC

On January 12, 2012, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will open a process that could trigger a dramatic expansion of the Internet and launch a new era of online innovation. We are familiar with .com, .org, .net, among the roughly two dozen generic top-level domains currently occupying the Internet's addressing system. Hundreds, possibly thousands of new gTLDs, could be moving in within a year.

Afilias urges businesses to make decision on dot Brand domains

U.S. government hearings discuss implications of new TLDs

Afilias, the domain name registry operations company behind .info, .mobi and 14 other Top Level Domains (TLDs), is urging brands to ensure they fully understand what the new “dot Brand” Web extensions mean for their business. dot Brands are unique TLDs that are tied to a single business. Think “drink.pepsi” instead of “pepsi.com/drink.”

Afilias advises 40 days left before ICANN’s dot Brand application window opens

92-day period for new gTLD applications begins on January 12, 2012

Afilias, the domain name registry operations company that runs .info and .mobi, and supports 14 other Top-level Domains (TLDs), is advising leading brands about the short time remaining before the “dot Brand” application window opens on January 12, 2012.

Afilias launches new educational materials on gTLD innovation for new top-level domains

New educational materials from Afilias are designed to inform and stimulate the imaginations of potential dot Brand, dot City and dot Niche applicants

Afilias Limited, a global provider of technical registry services for Internet domains, today announced that it has launched the second phase of its education campaign to help companies, organizations and cities better understand the pros and cons of the ICANN New gTLD Program, which opens January 12, 2012.

Afilias宣佈計畫申請.INFO的中文版國際化網域名稱

值此距離ICANN新通用頂級網域名稱計畫開放不到66天之際,.INFO網域名稱註冊服務商宣佈申請.INFO中文版國際化網域名稱的計畫

網際網路名稱與號碼指配機構(ICANN)指定的.INFO頂級網域名稱(TLD)註冊營運商及技術註冊服務全球提供商Afilias Limited今天宣佈,該公司將根據ICANN的新通用頂級網域名稱(gTLD)計畫,申請.INFO網域名稱的簡體中文與繁體中文版本。

Afilias執行副總裁兼技術長Ram Mohan表示:「Afilias的業務遍佈全球,我們一直對國際化網域名稱(非正式簡稱為IDN)抱有強烈興趣。我們是首家推出IDN電子郵件的公司。中國是全球人口最多的國家,中文是其主要語言,我們認為設立.INFO的中文版本將讓所有中國網民受益。」

Afilias資深副總裁兼行銷長Roland LaPlante表示:「ICANN僅在2012年1月12日至2012年4月12日期間接受gTLD申請,而且之後可能還要再過幾年才能再次接受gTLD IDN版本的申請,我們很高興能夠率先推廣IDN的使用與部署。」

Afilias宣布计划申请.INFO的全中文国际化域名

值此距离ICANN新通用顶级域名计划开放不到66天之际,.INFO域名注册服务商宣布申请.INFO全中文国际化域名的计划

互联网名称与数字地址分配机构(ICANN)指定的.INFO顶级域名(TLD)注册运营商及技术注册服务全球提供商Afilias Limited今天宣布,该公司将根据ICANN的新通用顶级域名(gTLD)计划,申请.INFO对应词的简体中文与繁体中文。

Afilias执行副总裁兼首席技术官Ram Mohan表示:“鉴于Afilias的业务遍布全球,我们一直对国际化域名(非正式简称为IDN)抱有强烈兴趣。我们是首家推出IDN电子邮件的公司, 并且相信让全球人口最多的且中文是首要语言的国家使用.INFO对应词的全中文域名将有益于所有中国互联网用户。”

Afilias高级副总裁兼首席营销官Roland LaPlante表示:“ICANN仅在2012年1月12日至2012年4月12日期间接受gTLD申请,而且之后可能还要再过几年才能再次接受gTLD IDN版本的申请,我们很高兴能够率先推广IDN的使用与部署。”