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Jul 12, 2012

Snap a photo of a .INFO domain used in advertising and win a state-of-the-art Lytro camera from Afilias

Afilias Limited, the operator of the .INFO top level domain, today announced the start of the Summer 2012 .INFO Spotting Contest.

Jun 24, 2012

Leader in registry services now offers a complete, outsourced “domain department” for brands and businesses

Afilias Limited, the operator of the .INFO, .MOBI and .PRO top level domains (TLD) and a leading provider of registry technical services, today announced the immediate availability of its Managed Registry Services.

Jun 12, 2012

Registry services leader to support more than 300 new gTLDs

Afilias Limited, the operator of the .INFO, .MOBI and .PRO top level domains (TLD) and a leading provider of registry technical services, today announced that its technology will support 305 new generic TLD applications to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

May 30, 2012

Afilias joins Facebook as a GNI “Observer” member

Afilias Limited, an Ireland-based global provider of registry services for top-level Internet domains, today announced that it is the first European company to gain observer status with the Global Network Initiative (GNI). The GNI is a multi-stakeholder initiative comprised of companies and other stakeholders in the global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry that...

Mar 26, 2012

Afilias, a leading global registry services provider, is advising organizations that they have only until March 29, 2012, to complete their ICANN registration to manage and run their own “dot Brand” Top Level Domains (TLD). After March 29, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) -- the Internet governing body -- will no longer accept registrations. Final proposals from registered applicants must be submitted to ICANN no later than April 12, 2012. In short...

Mar 14, 2012

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

Jan 17, 2012

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...

Jan 12, 2012

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).