Home / Industry

Demand Media and Directi join forces for .PW

Don't miss a thing – sign up for CircleID Weekly Wrap newsletter delivered to your inbox once a week.

Demand Media's eNom, the world's largest ICANN Accredited wholesale registrar, today confirmed its participation as an accredited registrar for .PW — the Professional Web.

.PW is a new namespace operated by the Directi Group, for professionals and businesses around the world looking for first-choice domain names at affordable price points. Launched as the Professional Web at the ICANN Meeting in Toronto, Directi's offering of well-priced quality names has fast gained acceptance from registrars worldwide with 90 registrars signing up from 31 countries to offer .PW domain registrations to customers.

"The market is looking for fresh and well-priced inventory and quality generic names are always in demand" said Chris Sheridan, VP, eNom Business Development. "We look forward to promoting .PW across our 8,800 strong reseller base as a well-priced alternative before the new gTLDs arrive"

.PW's reach will now be to 21 million domain owners between the eNom and Directi businesses. "This partnership brings two of the largest wholesale registrars, eNom and Directi's ResellerClub, to jointly distribute .PW domains to over tens of thousands of customers. We have aggressive global distribution plans and are delighted to welcome an industry powerhouse like eNom as a close partner" said Sandeep Ramchandani, Business Head for .PW.

eNom will soon start accepting applications for the .PW Landrush which starts on 18th February. Multiple premium .PW domains like gamers.pw, adult.pw, politics.pw and many more will be on offer during Landrush and are available for acquisition.

.PW is currently in the Sunrise phase and Trademark holders can protect their presence at any of the accredited registrars listed at http://registry.pw/sunrise-registrars/ before 8th February.

About Directi
With over a decade in the internet industry, Directi is a $350m+ group of businesses, providing various web products and services to millions of global users. Directi businesses include ResellerClub, LogicBoxes, BigRock, Skenzo, Media.net and Radix Registry. Over 1000 employee strong, Directi currently has 5 offices across 4 countries. Directi businesses rank amongst the fastest growing businesses worldwide in their corresponding industry segments. For more information, please visit www.directi.com.

About eNom
eNom is the world's largest ICANN accredited wholesale domain name registrar. A part of the Demand Media family of companies, eNom makes it easy for individuals and organizations to buy and sell Internet domains and related services.  For more information about eNom, please visit www.enom.com.

Radix

About Radix – Radix (Radix FZC) is a portfolio Registry for new domain extensions and has secured uncontested registry rights to .website, .press, .host, .space, .site, .tech, .online and .store. Radix is Asia's largest new gTLD applicant, playing a substantial role in the global diversification of the Internet namespace. Learn More

Related topics: Domain Names, Top-Level Domains

 
   

Related Blogs

Related News

Explore Topics

Dig Deeper

Afilias

DNS Security

Sponsored by Afilias
Afilias Mobile & Web Services

Mobile Internet

Sponsored by Afilias Mobile & Web Services
Verisign

Cybersecurity

Sponsored by Verisign

Promoted Posts

Now Is the Time for .eco

.eco launches globally at 16:00 UTC on April 25, 2017, when domains will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. .eco is for businesses, non-profits and people committed to positive change for the planet. See list of registrars offering .eco more»

Industry Updates – Sponsored Posts

Why the Record Number of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking UDRP Filings in 2016?

UDRP: Better Late than Never - ICA Applauds WIPO for Removing Misguided 'Retroactive Bad Faith'

The Rise and Fall of the UDRP Theory of 'Retroactive Bad Faith'

.PRESS Supports Press Freedom Day for 3rd Consecutive Year

5 Afilias Top Level Domains Now Licensed for Sale in China

Radix Announces Largest New gTLD Sale with Casino.Online

2016 Year in Review: The Trending Keywords in .COM and .NET Domain Registrations

Global Domain Name Registrations Reach 329.3 Million, 2.3 Million Growth in Last Quarter of 2016

A Look at How the New .SPACE TLD Has Performed Over the Past 2 Years

Neustar to be Acquired by Private Investment Group Led by Golden Gate Capital

Startup League Reports from WebSummit, Lisbon

.SPACE Becomes the Choice of the First Ever Space Nation Asgardia

MarkMonitor Supports Brand Holders' Efforts Regarding .Feedback Registry

8 Tips to Find Your Perfect .COM Domain Name

Why .com is the Venture Capital Community's Power Player

The .cancerresearch TLD: Search for Cure Drives Digital Innovation

New TLD? Make Sure It's Secure

Radix Launches Startup League at TechCrunch

Celebrating One Year of .online

LogicBoxes Launches the New Elite Reseller Program