New gTLDs…what is happening? - 27 November, 2013, 11:08 amYou may have heard that over the next year or so, a whole raft of new top-level domains (TLD’s), such as .Shop, .London, and .Bike, are being released. But what does this all mean? Is it really as big of a deal as some people are making out? And what does it mean specifically for [...]
Instra and the Professional Web (.PW accreditation) - 18 June, 2013, 10:16 amAs a matter of constant practice, Instra is announcing yet another accreditation. “The Professional Web” is the aim for the .PW extension, and the concept is catching on very quickly. As you are undoubtedly accustomed to, Instra is staying on top of the global domain marketplace and growth in the name space has shown to [...]
MEGA Limited appoints new CEO - 7 February, 2013, 9:16 pmToday, interim CEO of MEGA Tony Lentino announced the appointment of former CEO of InternetNZ, Vikram Kumar as the new CEO of MEGA. Mr Lentino will maintain a seat as a Director with MEGA.
Australian Domain Registrar Powers Mega.co.nz - 18 January, 2013, 6:13 pmAs Mega prepares to launch their new cloud storage service on January 19, 2013, Instra Corporation – a global domain name registrar – is primed to provide expert product, billing and technical support services to mega.co.nz users in anticipation of dramatic new global demand for the Mega service.
Instra Corporation Announces .CO Accreditation - 13 April, 2012, 11:32 amOffers a memorable, available and global option for its customers to find their ideal digital personality Instra just keeps getting better and better. Today Instra has announced it is one of the accredited registrar partners for the .CO extension. As one of the world’s top domain name providers, this is just another way to extend the [...]
FREE .Brand Package by Instra for Top Level Domains - 6 December, 2011, 7:21 pmInstra Corporation, a global domain brand protection company, has launched its gTLD flagship website, http://www.newtlds.com. In a bid to attract the premium top level domain market, Instra CEO Tony Lentino is unveiling targeted TLD promotions in an aggressive new marketing campaign. “Our initiative is to offer free or reduced-cost Instra application processes for those [...]
.XXX Sunrise period commences September 7 2011 - 5 September, 2011, 11:31 amThe registry will be accepting live Sunrise applications starting September 7 2011. Applicants that hold an existing adult domain name or trademark should apply to register their brand during the sunrise period to ensure that they have the best possible chance of securing their name in the .XXX name space. Trademark holders that want to perform a [...]
.QA - Instra to become QATAR Registrar - 17 August, 2011, 9:43 amInstra has become provisionally accredited Qatar registrar. We expect to become fully accredited in time for the Sunrise launch, which is expected in September 2011. As a foreign registrar, we will be providing registrations in the top level .QA name space. The .QA name space will be open to applicants worldwide, and it will be a great [...]
.XXX Launch dates announced - 25 July, 2011, 3:31 pmICM Registry has announced the official launch dates for the Internet’s newest sponsored TLD – .XXX. The Sunrise period will commence on September 7 2011 and will run through to October 28 2011. Members of the Sponsored Adult Community that have an existing Adult Domain name or Trademark will be given preference to register their brand in [...]
ICANN approves new gTLD program - 27 June, 2011, 3:33 pmICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), who are the governing authority on domain names, have decided to approve a new program that will allow businesses and individuals to apply for their own top level domain name. This means that successful applicants will be able to own and maintain a gTLD (generic Top Level Domain) [...]