Cpe

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- 6 readers -
  • Centuries-old companies both fail community gTLD test

    … to muster up the required 14/16 points to be considered a “Community” under ICANN CPE standards. The German firm scored 11 points, the American 9. The main failing in both evaluations, which were conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, was the existence of the other. Both applicants defined their communities as their own companies and lost…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 12 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- 11 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    … a lot more room within these four areas to really build a lot of strength. All of this falls under the line of two of the most important use cases that we want to focus on, which is news. And we think Twitter is better at real-time news and live news than anyone else on the platform–in the world, I should say. And also social commentary–anyone can…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Influencer Marketing

    … relationships, campaign coordination and influencer payments. They charge a flat-fee for the campaigns and offer little to no transparency into their commission or how the budget is spent. Examples include MCNs like Maker Studios and FullScreen and companies like Niche and MediaKix. It is common for managed campaign companies to brand themselves…

    AllFacebookin Social Google SaaS- 30 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- 10 readers -
  • Facebook CPMs Up 71% in Q1 (Report)

    … platform, and its other findings included: Facebook’s average CPM for the quarter was $5.75. Australia had the highest click-through-rate for retailers on Facebook, at 1.95 percent, followed by the U.S. at 1.71 percent. Twitter’s cost per engagement soared 276 percent year-over-year. Media costs on Twitter fell from the fourth quarter of 2015 to the first…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 13 readers -
  • The .web gTLD could go live, or die forever, in 2016

    …. If Vistaprint wins the auction, the .web applicants will be booted and a change of rules will be required if .web ever wants to see the light of day. If Vistaprint loses, that means .web will actually become a real gTLD. Depending on the identity of the winner and the timing of auctions and pre-delegation testing, it could slip into the root and possibly even become available before the end of the year. That’s assuming no more surprises, of course. Tweet Tagged: .webs. web, auction, cpe, new gTLDs, vistaprint, withdrawal …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 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- 10 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- 12 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- 15 readers -
  • “We’re not homophobic!” ICANN pleads as it throws out .gay appeal

    … ICANN has refused dotgay LLC’s latest appeal against adverse .gay decisions, and has taken the unusual step of preemptively defending itself against probably inevitable accusations from gay right groups. On Monday, the Board Governance Committee threw out dotgay’s Request for Reconsideration, in which the company had asked for a third crack…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 20 readers -
  • $41m auction loser tries to slam brakes on .shop

    … Lawyer-happy gTLD applicant Commercial Connect has put GMO Registry’s $41 million purchase of the new gTLD .shop in jeopardy by filing an appeal with ICANN. On January 26 — the day before the .shop auction — the Connecticut-based company filed an Independent Review Process complaint with ICANN, asking a panel of judges to enjoin ICANN from…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
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