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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.

top level domain

Almost half of major consumer brands set to apply for a dot Brand Top-Level Domain

New survey from Afilias shows that 44 percent of large companies intend to submit a dot Brand application, but few are aware of the limited application period

ICANN 43

Date: 
Mar 11, 2012
Location: 
San Jose, Costa Rica

Afilias is a Gold Sponsor of the upcoming ICANN Conference in San Jose, Costa Rica.  Afilias will be co-hosting the Music Night event with .ORG!  Stop by on Tuesday night to enjoy some good music!

To schedule a meeting with one of our experts to discuss New TLDs, please email us.

Being a .PRO when choosing a registry services partner


Have you seen the press release announcing that Afilias has acquired the .PRO registry from Hostway Corporation? We’re excited to bring a new top-level domain into the Afilias family and help grow the use of it. I also think it shows that the top-level domain business is a unique one – and it’s not one to be entered into lightly.

Afilias expands market leadership with acquisition of RegistryPro

The .PRO domain is set to grow with strategic focus from Afilias

Afilias Limited, the ICANN-designated registry operator for the .INFO top level domain (TLD) and a global provider of domain registry services, today announced that it has acquired Registry Services Corporation (d.b.a. RegistryPRO), the ICANN-designated operator of the .PRO TLD, from Hostway Corporation. This brings to 17 the number of top-level domains that Afilias supports, including seven generic TLDs (gTLD) operating under ICANN contracts and seven new TLDs launched since 2001.

Afilias gibt den Start der Bewerbungsfrist für neue Top-Level-Domains bekannt

Für eine erfolgreiche TLD-Bewerbung sollten Unternehmen jetzt handeln

Für Unternehmen beginnt heute die Bewerbungsfrist für ihre eigene Top-Level-Domain (TLD). Afilias, globaler Anbieter von Registry-Services, rät Unternehmen dazu, so bald wie möglich eine Entscheidung darüber zu treffen, ob sie bei der Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) eine eigene Internetadressen-Endung für ihre Marke beantragen möchten.

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.