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Centralnic Acquiring Key Systems for $35.8 Million

Centralnic’s merger with KeyDrive SA, parent company to Key Systems, was officially announced this morning. The deal will see Centralnic acquire KeyDrive’s entire share capital for a total of $36.5 35.8 million. KeyDrive is the parent company of Key Systems, RRP Proxy and Moniker, as well as corporate registrar Brand Shelter. While the companies, with the […]

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Centralnic Win BRS Media Contract

BRS Media announced to registrars earlier this week that they had chosen Centralnic to run registry backend services for their extensions. BRS Media run the .fm domain name registry, as well as offering a form of proxy registrar for .am. They had also originally applied for the .radio new TLD. Here’s the announcement: CentralNic has […]

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Centralnic Sunsetting Several SLD Extensions

Centralnic has announced  that they will be “sunsetting” several of their SLD based extensions. The impacted extensions are: .AR.COM .GB.COM .HU.COM .KR.COM .QC.COM .NO.COM .SE.COM .UY.COM From April 29th 2016 (today) no new registrations or renewals will be permitted in any of the impacted extensions. The domains will “go dark” on April 30 2017. I’ve […]

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Centralnic To Float On Stock Exchange

UK domain company CentralNic will announce tomorrow its plans to float on London’s AIM. In an interview with the Telegraph CentralNic’s CEO Ben Crawford outlines the company’s plans which should be announced officially tomorrow. The entire play is based around CentralNic’s new TLD business. The company is providing registry backend services for a number of […]

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Centralnic Now ICANN Accredited

Centralnic, the company that runs and other extensions, is now an ICANN accredited registrar. They don’t appear to be listed on the IANA site yet or on the ICANN list of accredited registrars, however ICANN has informed registry operators of the accreditation, so expect their name to appear there soon. Related articles So Centralnic […]

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