CN Regains Number One ccTLD Spot in 2016 again

The Chinese ccTLD, .cn, regained its position as the world's largest by domains under management in 2016, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief from Verisign. China's ccTLD added over 4 million registrations for the year. But there were some losers as well with .tk (Tokelau) and .net shedding registrations.In total there were 329.3 ... Read More »

10th May 2017
CO: Extension of the Redemption Grace Period (RGP)

The .co registry will be extending its Redemption Grace Period (RGP) to align with generic TLDs. As of August 1, 2017 (00:00 UTC), all second-level and third-level .co domain names (.co, .com.co, .net.co, nom.co, .org.co) will extend their RGP from 20 days to 35 days which will include 30 days restorable and 5 days non-restorable. After the RGP, ... Read More »

8th May 2017
HEALTH: Binding applications possible as of now!

Submit now your binding applications for domain names under .health. This new TLD is for brands, organizations, and people providing high-quality health products, services and information.Launch schedule:Sunrise: May 8 (15:00 UTC) until July 7, 2017 (15:00 UTC). Only for trademark holders with a valid signed mark data (SMD) file. Multiple ... Read More »

5th May 2017
Update to the Allocation Token functionality of Donuts

The Donuts Registry can associate a minimum number of years value to an Allocation Token. Any domain that is registered with an Allocation Token that has a minimum number of years value assigned to it (e.g. 4 years) will be required to have a registration period equal to or greater than the specified minimum number of years on the Allocation Token ... Read More »

1st May 2017
Release of GLOBAL registry reserved inventory to EPP Premium

.global has announced the release of Premium Names that have been previously reserved by the registry. The labels will be available for registration using the EPP Fee Extension from May 1 at 15:00 UTC. If you are interested in the list please contact our support team.

25th Apr 2017
AFRICA application phases open

Submit now your binding applications for domain names under .africa - one TLD for the entire African continent!Launch schedule:Sunrise: Until June 2, 2017 (21:59 UTC). Only for trademark holders with a valid signed mark data (SMD) file. Multiple applications for the same domain will be resolved by auction.Early Access Phase (EAP): This phase is ... Read More »

19th Apr 2017