.nz is coming September 30th - 23 September, 2014, 10:08 amThe new top-level country code for New Zealand is being released on September 30th. Following the success of both .UK and .ID, we expect this domain to be hugely popular amongst registrants around the world. For those who already own a second-level domain such as .net.nz or .co.nz, your existing domain will put you in one [...]
Happy holidays, from Instra - 20 December, 2013, 11:02 amThank you all for helping to make 2013 such a great year. We are really looking forward to 2014 and the exciting launch of the new gTLDs! Over the holiday period some of our hard-working customer support team will be taking some well-earned holidays. Our staff will still be here to help you, however please be [...]
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 [...]