General Availability

  • Radix targets a million .online names in 2-3 years

    … Having just finished the most-successful new gTLD launch day to date, Radix Registry reckons it can get .online to seven figures in two to three years. “We’re at 37,170 names as of an hour ago,” Radix CEO Bhavin Turakhia told DI at about 1000 UTC this morning. That represents less than a full day of general availability. The company said last…

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  • Radix targets 25,000 names for .online’s first day

    … on .online’s sunrise period, which ended yesterday with 775 sales. That number is of course low by pre-2012 standards, but it’s in the top tier of sunrise periods for non-controversial new gTLDs. The only strings to top 1,000 names to date have been ICM Registry’s .porn and .adult and Vox Populi’s .sucks. .CLUB’s sunrise weighed in at 454 domains…

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  • Yeehaw! Bumper crop of new gTLD launches

    … There’s a definite wild west flavor to today’s crop of new gTLD launches, in a week which sees no fewer than 16 strings hit general availability. Kicking off the week, today Minds + Machines brings its first wholly-owned TLDs to market. Following the successful launch of .london, for which M+M acts as the back-end, last week, today we see…

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  • Was I wrong? .xyz claims 31,000 regs on day one

    … .xyz’s first full day of general availability saw it total 31,119 registrations, suggesting that it’s not doing as badly as I suggested in a post earlier today. Today’s .xyz zone file shows 14,924 names, up 14,829 on the day, but Gavin Brown, CTO of .xyz back-end CentralNic, just commented that the 24-hour number is actually 31,119. The zone…

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