Tld Registry

  • Afilias loses back-end deals on two Chinese gTLDs

    … TLD Registry, the Finnish/Irish registry that runs two Chinese-script gTLDs, has ditched Afilias in favor of a Chinese back-end provider. Afilias said tonight that as of Friday it will no longer be the back-end for .在线 (.xn--3ds443g, “Chinese online”) and .中文网 (.xn--fiq228c5hs, “Chinese website”). The company said: Afilias has been directed…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -
  • Donuts blames “license” problems for Chinese gTLD delays

    … to obtain before launching. I’ve heard rumors that China may introduce a licensing system in future, but other new gTLD registries with Chinese-script strings in their stable have managed to launch their gTLDs just fine without a Chinese government license. TLD Registry — legally based in Dublin, Ireland, founded by Finns — launched .公司 and .在线…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
  • Pinyin to beat IDN? .wang ready to overtake .在线

    … The .wang gTLD has seen great success, relatively, in its first week of general availability, crossing the 30,000 mark yesterday and entering the top 10 new gTLDs by registration volume. At its current rate of growth, the Zodiac Holdings domain is going to overtake .在线, the highest-ranking Chinese gTLD so far, this week. .wang went to GA June…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -
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