Dish Dbs

  • Amazingly, .blockbuster will soon be a gTLD

    … concern. However, since that time all of its remaining Blockbuster stores have been closed down and the Blockbuster-branded streaming service has been renamed Sling. The web site at is a husk that hasn’t been updated since 2014. And yet the brand will shortly be at the cutting edge of online branding by having its own new gTLD. A dot-brand without a brand? Surely this will be among the most useless new gTLDs to hit the ‘net. Tweet Tagged: blockbuster, dish dbs, dot-brands, new gTLDs, trademarks …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 20 readers -
  • .mobile will be restricted after Donuts loses auction to Dish DBS

    … The contention set for the new gTLD .mobile has been resolved, seemingly by private auction, with Dish DBS emerging victorious. The portfolio registry withdrew its application at the weekend, leaving the satellite TV provider the only remaining applicant. This means that .mobile will be a restricted gTLD, available only to vetted members…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 12 readers -
  • .phone will be restricted after Dish gTLD auction win

    … companies, wrote to ICANN in November to say Dish’s volte face was “unconvincing” and its proposals “simply fail to satisfy” ICANN’s rules banning closed generics. It said in its letter (pdf): While Dish purports in its amended application that the .phone gTLD will be operated as a “controlled gTLD,” it is in reality an exclusive generic TLD…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
  • Google beaten to .dot for a paltry $700k

    … had planned an open, anything-goes space. .dot was the only new gTLD contention set to be resolved by ICANN last-resort auction this month. The other applicants scheduled for the November auctions all settled their contests privately. Related posts: Google beaten in new gTLD contention set Amazon and Google deal on .talk, .play, .drive and others No Google boost for new gTLDs …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Google- 3 readers -
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