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October 2011・Announcements, Domain Names

.XXX Sunrise extended

Word has leaked out today that the Sunrise A/B phase of the launch of the .XXX domain extension has been unofficially extended beyond today’s original deadline. ICM Registry notified OpenSRS and other registrars of this extension earlier this week but asked that we not officially announce the extension. Instead, they suggested that we should simply […]

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August 2011・Announcements, Domain Names

OpenSRS and Parallels announce alliance

This morning at HostingCon 2011, OpenSRS and Parallels announced a new partnership that will help Parallels and OpenSRS customers better serve their users with the web services and tools they need to effectively compete and grow. Direct integration in Parallels PBA, PBAS and Parallels Plesk The net result of this new partnership is that OpenSRS […]

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August 2011・Announcements, Domain Names

.XXX launches in September at OpenSRS

The new .XXX Sponsored Top-level Domain extension launches on September 7, 2011, and OpenSRS will be fully participating in the launch from Sunrise through General Availability and beyond. There are a couple of different elements to the launch and depending on your customer base, you’ll want to take note of the different requirements in each […]

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.INFO cost increase, plus a .INFO promotion

On July 1st, 2011, Afilias is raising the cost for .INFO domain names by $0.67 to $7.42 (all costs listed are in US dollars). Here’s the Afilias letter to ICANN [PDF] We have a cost-plus pricing model for our generic top-level domains (gTLDs) at OpenSRS. That means we break out the cost of gTLDs to […]

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Numeric and short .TEL domains now available

Starting today, June 14, 2011, the .TEL Registry has begun to allow certain numeric-only and also some two-digit, short .TEL domain registrations. OpenSRS is ready to support these new .TEL domain variants and they are available to anyone on a first-come, first-served basis at standard .TEL pricing of $8.00 plus ICANN Fee ($0.18) and your […]

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