Neustar have announced an increase in the wholesale registration fee of .biz domain names. The price will rise from $7.85 to $8.63, an increase of $0.78. The new pricing will come into effect on September 1st 2013. Expect to see price increases coming to a registrar near you soon :) … [Read more...] about Neustar Announce .Biz Price Increase
Neustar have written to ICANN about batching during the new TLD program and are urging caution. The letter, penned by their latest hire Becky Burr, joins several others that are asking ICANN not to blindly implement batching without waiting to assess the actual applications received: Neustar has long been an advocate for the introduction of new generic top level … [Read more...] about Neustar To ICANN – Pause Before Implementing Batching
Neustar have announced that they intend to apply for their own .brand TLD ie. .neustar … [Read more...] about Neustar To Apply For .Neustar
DotCo, which is the ccTLD for Colombia, is opening up to general public registration today.According to official sources from both Neustar and CoInternet the registry has handled over 90 thousand registrations in the first 15 minutes!You can expect the various domain / internet news sites to carry more updates on the volume of registrations over the next 24 hours and … [Read more...] about DotCo Launch – Over 90 Thousand Names in 15 Minutes!
While the squabble over .eco might not have vanished, it's not as "big" a news item this week..So how about .green?Neustar announced earlier today that the organisation running the .green bid has chosen them to run their backend if their bid is successful.Neustar already runs the registry backend services for .tel, .biz and several ccTLDs. … [Read more...] about Neustar and DotGreen
I mentioned some time ago that GoDaddy and Afilias had joined forces to bid on the .us tender.Adam Strong reports that the US Department of Commerce has decided to renew Neustar's contract … [Read more...] about GoDaddy / Afilias Fail In Bid For .US