Melbourne It

  • Tucows says eNom may be shrinking as Melbourne IT drives 2016 growth

    … at $48.8 million. Net income was down 9% at $2.8 million. In a conference call, executives linked some of the growth to the April 2016 acquisition of Melbourne IT’s reseller business, which added 1.6 million domains to Tucows’ DUM. While Tucows also operates its Ting mobile phone service, the majority of its revenue still comes from domains…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 24 readers -
  • Burr to replace Tonkin on ICANN board

    … ICANN lifer Becky Burr is to replace Bruce Tonkin on the ICANN board of directors when his term expires in November. She’ll take the seat reserved for the Contracted Parties House of the Generic Names Supporting Organization, following a vote by registries and registrars a few weeks ago. Tonkin, CTO of Aussie registrar Melbourne IT, has held…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -
  • Tucows pays $6.5 million for Melbourne IT’s channel

    … Canadian registrar Tucows has acquired the reseller network of Australian rival Melbourne IT for up to $6.5 million. The company said the deal will “add hundreds of resellers and approximately 1.6 million domains under management to Tucows’ OpenSRS wholesale domain business.” Melbourne IT said that the low-margin business was a “drag…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 18 readers -
  • Are You Working with a Domain Registrar or a Reseller?

    …. At this point, I did some research and a WHOIS lookup to see the public information associated with the domain. Sure enough, it said that the domain was still registered with the third party. But here’s the strange part… the domain registrar wasn’t Yahoo! Small Business, it was Melbourne IT in Australia. I put a ticket into Melbourne…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 3 readers -
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