Customer-premises equipment or customer-provided equipment (CPE) is any terminal and associated equipment located at a subscriber's premises and connected with a carrier's telecommunication channel at the demarcation point ("demarc"). The demarc is a point established in a building or complex to separate customer equipment from the equipment located in either the distribution infrastructure or central office of the Communications Service Provider.
Posts about Cpe
  • Afilias set to get .hotel despite hacking claims

    … Afilias is back on the path to becoming the registry for .hotel, after ICANN decided claims of hacking by a former employee of the applicant did not warrant a rejection. The ICANN board of directors decided last week that HOTEL Top-Level Domain Sarl, which was recently taken over by Afilias, did not gain any benefit when employee Dirk…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
  • Centuries-old companies both fail community gTLD test

    … Two companies called Merck have separately failed ICANN Community Priority Evaluations, meaning the new gTLD .merck could be the first dot-brand to head to ICANN auction. Merck KGaA applied for .merck for the Merck Group, a German chemicals company founded — staggeringly — in 1668, the same year Newton built the world’s first reflecting…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
  • Ombudsman trashes ICANN’s rejection of .gay “community”

    … of 16 points required to pass the CPE. Winning a CPE generally means you get the gTLD in question. Losing means you have to go to auction against competing applicants. In the case of .gay, the other applicants are Top Level Design, Minds + Machines and Rightside. Dotgay failed both times because its stated community — which includes straight people…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    … on Twitter, and that’s a great conversation. There are already people talking about the NFL and looking at tweets without any video, live video, on Thursday nights. We can now deliver to that audience the live video combined with a curated timeline, like we’re doing for the Democratic National Convention right now, in one complete solution…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 10 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Influencer Marketing

    … channel this year. 84% of marketers surveyed by eMarketer said they planned to launch an influencer campaign within 12 months. We’re only halfway through 2016 and we’ve already seen three acquisitions in the space. The Google trends graph for “influencer marketing” is a perfect hockey stick. As the market booms, hordes of companies are trying…

    AllFacebookin Social Google SaaS- 27 readers -
  • dotgay loses third .gay appeal

    … Death warrant or portent of impending legal action? dotgay LLC has lost its third attempt to get ICANN to reconsider tossing its application for community priority status in the fight for the .gay gTLD. According to ICANN, on Sunday its Board Governance Committee threw out dotgay’s third Request for Reconsideration, an attempt to give…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -
  • Facebook CPMs Up 71% in Q1 (Report)

    … quarter of 2016, to CPM of $6.93 and CPE of $0.79. Instagram’s CTR for the quarter was $0.11, reaching a high of $0.17 in Japan. The global LinkedIn CPM for the quarter was $29.37. Salesforce Marketing Cloud said in its report: Historically, media costs tend to be lower in the first quarter than in the fourth quarter due to seasonal shopping…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 11 readers -
  • The .web gTLD could go live, or die forever, in 2016

    …-identifying as a “community”, Vistaprint qualified for the Community Priority Evaluation. A winning CPE means all competing applications — including the .web applications in this case — would be eliminated. While the CPE process is far from perfect, I think the chances of Vistaprint winning would be pretty slim. Perhaps Vistaprint agreed with me…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 10 readers -
  • No, .kids isn’t a community either

    … DotKids Foundation has comprehensively lost is .kids Community Priority Evaluation. The company’s CPE results came out at the weekend (pdf), showing a score of 6 out of the 16 available points, a long way short of the 14-point passing score. Like other “community” new gTLD bids before it, .kids failed because the Economist Intelligence Unit…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -
  • dotgay has a third crack at .gay appeal

    … dotgay LLC has filed another appeal with ICANN, hoping to get its community-based .gay application back in the race. It submitted a third Request for Reconsideration (pdf) this week, arguing on a technicality that its bid should have another Community Priority Evaluation. The company has already lost two CPEs based on the Economist Intelligence…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
  • DotMusic fails the “not gay enough” community test

    … DotMusic’s Community Priority Evaluation for the .music gTLD has failed, after the CPE panel decided the company was just trying to exploit ICANN rules to get its hands on a valuable string. In a decision (pdf) published last night, the company score 10 of the available 16 points, four points shy of a passing score. The panel wrote: The Panel…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
  • “We’re not homophobic!” ICANN pleads as it throws out .gay appeal

    … won’t be a .gay or that dotgay won’t win the contention set, winding up: I want to make clear that the denial of the Request for Reconsideration is not a statement about the validity of dotgay LLC’s application or dotgay LLC’s supporters. The decision means that the BGC did not find that the CPE process for dotgay, LLC’s .GAY application violated…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 18 readers -
  • $41m auction loser tries to slam brakes on .shop

    … closely. Commercial Connect has deployed pretty much every legal avenue available to it in order to win .shop, which had eight competing applications. It applied as a “community” applicant, but unsurprisingly failed to meet the stringent criteria that a Community Priority Evaluation requires. It scored a measly 5 out of the 16 available CPE…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -
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