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Dec 20, 2004

Afilias India to provide enhanced technology for liberalization of .IN domain

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 20 December 2004 – Afilias Limited today announced that it's wholly owned subsidiary, Afilias India Pvt. Ltd., has signed an agreement with the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) to provide registry services for the .IN country code Internet domain. Afilias will assist NIXI in the creation of the .IN Registry to...

Sep 27, 2004

On .INFO's Three-year Anniversary, the Domain Has Surpassed 1,500,000 Registrations.

DUBLIN, Ireland - 27 September 2004 - Afilias, a global provider of domain name registry services, today released a three year analysis of the .INFO domain in preparation for the third anniversary of live, real-time registrations on October 1. The domain, which is the most popular of the new TLDs that were launched in 2001, now has over 1,500,000...

Mar 17, 2004

Düsseldorf, GERMANY - 17 March 2004 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet domain name registry services, announced Wednesday that it has opened registration for .INFO German script internationalized domain names (IDNs), which now enables Internet users to register Web addresses containing the German characters ä, ö, and ü. Afilias opened registration yesterday evening. As of 13:00 UTC (08:00 a.m. EST) on 17 March, over 13,000 German script IDNs were registered, the first...

Feb 12, 2004

Düsseldorf, GERMANY - 12 February 2004 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet domain name registry services, announced Thursday that it has moved the launch date for .INFO German script internationalized domain names (IDNs) to 16 March 2004. The move is the result of compatibility testing with various end-user system configurations. These tests revealed that modifications were necessary to address problems resulting from the interaction of IDNs with certain non-IDNA...

Jan 27, 2004

Düsseldorf, GERMANY - 27 January 2004 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet domain name registry services, announced Tuesday that it will launch the first standards-based registrations of German script internationalized domain names (IDNs) under the .INFO generic top-level domain (gTLD) on 26 February 2004. Registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis and will enable the registration of Internet domain names that contain the widely used German...