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ICANN Opens Floodgates For Top Level Domains
2012-06-14 10:13:06

John Neumann for redOrbit.com “The internet is about to change forever — now a powerful change is coming.” Says Rod Beckstrom, chief executive of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization responsible for giving the internet its basic operational framework. The new top-level domains, or TLDs, will start to come online in the first quarter of 2013. You will soon see the familiar web suffix of .com and .net replaced with .app,...

2012-06-02 07:15:01

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Navigating the Web is easy. As it stands, there are only a few extensions in the Top Level Domain (TLD): The common .com, .edu, .net, .tv, and the like. Domains in other countries use extensions such as .co.uk. Now, Google, as well as several other internet companies are sending in their applications to ICANN for the right to add some new TLDs, increasing diversity on the web and offering them some more flexibility. ICANN (the Internet Corporation for...

2011-06-28 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. TelePacific Corp, which does business as TelePacific Communications (TelePacific), a communications and network services company, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Tel West Network Services Corporation (Tel West). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/LA75497LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110628/LA27044LOGO) Tel West, recognized as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in...

2011-06-13 06:00:00

LONDON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telnic Limited (http://telnic.tel), the Registry Operator for the .tel top level domain (TLD), today announced that the General Availability registration period for short (two-character) and numeric-only .tel names will commence tomorrow at 3.00 p.m. BST. Following the premium-priced Landrush registration period, which commenced on Wednesday 1st June 2011 at 3 p.m. BST and which lasted two weeks, General Availability will enable anyone to...

2011-05-12 02:00:00

MALLORCA, Spain, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at The European Association of Directory Providers (EADP) Conference, Telnic Limited (http://telnic.tel), the registry operator for the .tel top level domain (TLD), announced that Marktplatz Mittelstand GmbH & Co. KG (http://www.marktplatz-mittelstand.de/), the online marketplace for SMEs and self-employed professionals, will be the first German online directory publisher to begin providing .tel domains to customers as part of its...

2011-04-14 03:00:00

LONDON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telnic Limited (http://telnic.tel), the registry operator for the .tel top level domain (TLD) today announced that Turkey Yellow Pages (http://yellow.com.tr) is the latest yellow pages organization to integrate the .tel service into its online advertising packages. Trevor Nadeau, Managing Director for Turkey Yellow Pages, said: "As the established provider of verified business listings in Turkey, we're constantly looking at the development of...

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