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Afilias Announces Its First Internationalized TLD With the Launch of .MOBILE in Chinese

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced that March 14, 2014, is the sunrise launch date for its first Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) at the top level: .移动 (.MOBILE in Chinese). more

Asia's First New gTLD Premium Domain Name Live Auction Slated for March 21

TLD Registry Ltd, the home of the essential new Chinese TLDs Dot Chinese Online (.在线) & Dot Chinese Website (.中文网) confirmed today that its first major live auction event will be staged in China's Macau on March 21, 2014. more

ARI Registry Services Adds World's First .Brand to the Internet

Monash University has trumped the likes of Google, Amazon, Apple and over 600 other major brands around the world to become the first ever globally recognised organisation to have its own Top-Level Domain added to the Internet. more

Sunrise Begins for Dot Chinese Online & Dot Chinese Website

Trademark owners which are registered in the Trademark Clearinghouse may reserve fully Chinese domain names in Dot Chinese Online and Dot Chinese Website. more

TLD Registry Ltd Announces Starting Roster of 26 Chinese and International Registrars

TLD Registry Ltd the owner-operator of the Chinese New gTLDs Dot Chinese Online (.在线) and Dot Chinese Website (.中文网) announced today its starting roster of registrars. The registry's international network of partners comprises 26 leading domain name registrars serving every continent and major region of the world. more

TLD Registry to Partner with Sedo for Dot Chinese Online & Dot Chinese Website Premium Domain Names

TLD Registry Ltd, the leading internet domain name registry for fully-Chinese domain names, today announced it has contracted with Sedo for its upcoming premium domain names program. more

Go-Live Schedule for Dot Chinese Online & Dot Chinese Website TLDs Announced

IDNs in the Dot Chinese Online (.在线) and Dot Chinese Website (.中文网) top level domains (TLDs) will be introduced to the global internet according to ICANN rules, beginning on January 17, 2014. ICANN is the world's governing body for domain names. more

Pre-Delegation Testing for Dot Chinese Online (.在线) & Dot Chinese Website (.中文网) Begins

PDT, an ICANN requirement for all New gTLDS, is a series of technical tests to ensure a gTLD is fully operational before it goes live. Passing the PDT means our revolutionary Chinese gTLDs met the technical and operational criteria required by ICANN and will have stable operational performance once they go live. more

ARI Registry Services Drives New TLD Applicants to Activate Launch Strategy

The new Top-Level Domain (TLD) program entered the critical delegation phase today as the first batch of what will eventually be around 1400 strings were added to the root servers of the Internet and applicants began executing their launch strategies. more

ARI Registry Services Supports One of the First New TLDs to Pass Pre-Delegation Testing

ARI Registry Services has become one of the first back-end registry services providers to pass the rigorous pre-delegation testing regime for new Top-Level Domain applicants following official notification from ICANN today that شبكة. has passed. more