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2011-09-19 20:30:00

CEO Makes Announcement During gTLD Global Awareness Campaign in London London, U.K. (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 ICANN today launched a micro website for new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs), a program that heralds one of the biggest changes to the Internet in its history. The site offers a wealth of information about the new program, including the Applicant Guidebook approved by ICANNâs Board of Directors. âœThis microsite will be an invaluable...

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2011-08-18 08:25:00

The head of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which oversees the Internet's infrastructure, announced that he will not seek another term and will be leaving the organization come next July. Rod Beckstrom, the chief executive officer of the group, said he would complete his three-year term, a term that has been marked by moves to expand and internationalize the Internet address system. But these efforts have also brought Beckstrom and ICANN into conflict with...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a letter to Mr. Rod Beckstrom, President, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) today detailed major flaws in the proposed ICANN program that would permit applicants to claim virtually any word, generic or branded, as Internet top-level domains. In the first year alone, the ICANN plan would allow as many as 1,000 new top level domains with the same cap every year thereafter....

2011-08-02 00:00:29

VAYTON launched a new DotBrands service that helps businesses auto-finance the .brand registration (under the new ICANN gTLD program) through strategic use of business-friendly IP (intellectual property) legislation in Luxembourg. Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 VAYTON Brand Capital (http://www.vayton.com) has recently launched its DotBrands service, for all companies interested in registering a branded domain, to take advantage of the new ICANN gTLD program,...

2011-07-28 14:02:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC ("Conterra"), a national broadband services company specializing in bringing unique bandwidth solutions to complex telecommunications projects in rural areas, has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide fiber-quality, high-speed wide area network services to Presbyterian Healthcare Services of Albuquerque, NM. The broadband network design uses multiple transport media including fiber...

2011-07-11 04:22:00

STARNBERG, Germany, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet pioneer Stephen Crocker will present the keynote speech at the "newdomains.org - The Munich Conference on new TLDs" on September 26th, 2011 in Munich Stephen Crocker, one of the Internet's founding architects and recently named Chairman of the Board of the international coordinating authority for domain names, ICANN, will present the keynote speech at the upcoming "newdomains.org - The Munich Conference on new...

2011-06-28 00:00:33

OpenRegistry is proud to announce that, a mere three days after ICANN's final approval of the new TLD program, the City of Ghent (Gent in Dutch) has put its full support behind the application for a .Gent Internet extension that will run on OpenRegistry's licensed software. Singapore (PRWEB) June 28, 2011 OpenRegistry is proud to announce that, a mere three days after ICANN's final approval of the new TLD program, the City of Ghent (Gent in Dutch) has put its full support behind the...

2011-06-27 12:47:00

TACOMA, Wash., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet) announced today construction is underway on a massive expansion of broadband that will bring nearly a thousand miles of high-speed broadband Internet service to nearly every unserved community in Washington State. NoaNet is initiating construction on two federal American Reinvestment and Recovery Act grants totaling $140 million to bring high-speed Internet access to hundreds of schools, hospitals,...


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