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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.

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New TLDs | Top Level Domain Registry Services

The first ICANN New gTLD Application round is now closed - but another is expected - possibly in 2016.  The most current source of information about the new TLDs is ICANN’s micro-site http://newgtlds.icann.org/.  To find out the status of specific applications or domain names you can visit:  https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/viewstatus where you can input your TLD idea and see immediately if anyone else ha

Afilias and WIPO to Collaborate in Rollout of .INFO Dispute Resolution Services

WIPO Will Be The Exclusive Provider Of Dispute Resolution Services for .INFO

NEW YORK, NY – May 3, 2001 – Afilias, the registry selected by ICANN to operate the new .INFO top-level domain (TLD), and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today announced an agreement whereby WIPO will provide dispute resolution services for .INFO during the Sunrise Period. The Sunrise Period is a 30-day period, prior to the opening of public registration, where trademark and service mark holders will be able to reserve their exact marks in the .INFO domain.

.भारत Brings the Promise of a New Digital India


On August 27, 2014, the world became a bit more connected as the Internet welcomed more than 400 million Hindi language speakers in their own language.

.भारत (.Bharat), which means India in the Hindi language, was inaugurated on August 27 in New Delhi by Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, India's Minister of Law & Justice and Communications & Information Technology. The Minister heralded the start of a new "Digital India" — one that promises to grow e-commerce from around $14 billion in 2014 to $150 billion in 2019.

Video: Dot brand: Why your brand needs its own top-level domain


Are you a brand leader trying to figure out how to establish a sustainable and winning brand presence despite the rapidly changing environment? A dotBRAND is the answer, and here is why.

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Afilias brings style and sophistication to the Internet with launch of new .BLACK top-level domain

Afilias announces start of .BLACK sunrise period

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced that July 22, 2014, is the sunrise start date for its newest generic top-level domain (gTLD): .BLACK.

Black is always in style because it is associated with sophistication, elegance and understated authority. Consequently, an address in the .BLACK domain adds this element of style to every website. Like the classic style of a little black dress, a .BLACK domain instantly gives a site effortless chic.

Afilias erhält CIO 100 Award

Das CIO 100 Award-Programm zeichnet Afilias für Neuerungen im Bereich der Internet Domainregistrierung aus

Afilias selected for CIO 100 award

CIO 100 award program honors Afilias for innovation in its next-generation Internet domain name registry services

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced that it has been named as a recipient of the 2014 CIO 100 award. Now in its 27th year, the CIO 100 award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest levels of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

ICANN 50 - London

Date: 
Jun 22, 2014
Location: 
London, England

Afilias is a Silver Sponsor of the upcoming ICANN Conference in London.

To request a meeting with an Afilias representative during the ICANN meeting, please email us.