Applications to register domain names ending with .africa, .joburg, .capetown. and .durban open 1 May 2014. It is envisaged that these new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) will exemplify Africa's...
Donvay Wegierski and Janine Hollesen 16 Apr 2014 06:48
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Internet overseers are keeping .wine and .vin online addresses bottled in the hope that a few months of 'aging' will make them more palatable.
8 Apr 2014 09:27
SINGAPORE: The transition to the next-generation Internet protocol IPv6 is set to speed up this year as web addresses under the previous system IPv4 run out, a senior industry figure said at a meeting...
1 Apr 2014 06:27
The introduction of the dotAfrica domain will shine a light on our amazing continent. For too long, Africa has been termed the 'dark continent'. With this new domain there is a single way to engage an...
Issued by dotAfrica 3 Mar 2014 13:55
TORONTO, CANADA: Since the invention of the internet, suddenly the phrase 'dot com' became the single most powerful word of the century...
Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014 09:41
The availability of the dotAfrica (.africa) Top Level Domain (TLD) is expected to commence in September 2014, following the expiry of the Sunrise and Land Rush periods, which are scheduled to start in...
4 Feb 2014 08:35
Domain name issues continue to make the news. We recently wrote an article about the new Generic Top Level Domain Names (gTLDs) that people have been speaking about for some time, and that are likely...
Vicky Stilwell 11 Sep 2013 08:52
The new empires of image and power belong to newcomers and new leaders, from unknown and faraway places, with formal and informal training, with or without resources.
Naseem Javed 26 Jul 2013 07:41
New generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) will soon go live online, thanks to the signing of new agreements with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) by the first group of...
16 Jul 2013 12:28
The .africa domain name is expected to launch towards the end of 2013, making it possible for businesses and other organisations to register domain names ending in .africa for the first time.
10 Jul 2013 07:24
In the near future, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban may have their own top level domain names on the internet, which could spark innovative ways of promoting business and tourism in each city. The...
Shamin Chibba 18 Jun 2013 07:02
.joburg (dotJoburg) domain names will soon be a reality, offering an opportunity to create more awareness of Johannesburg-based businesses and organisations and locations, venues, tourism products and...
7 Jun 2013 07:44
The exclusive internet namespace .durban is on its way after passing the first Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) hurdle.
16 May 2013 07:42
Co-organised by the Internet Society, AfTLD, and ICANN, the Africa Domain Name System Forum will bring together registries, registrars, experts and policy makers to foster cross-border collaboration,...
14 May 2013 13:16
The digital world is passing through the eye of the needle and domain name expansion is forcing all kinds on adjustments and re-alignments to cope with name identity survival.
Naseem Javed 14 May 2013 07:20
Launched on Tuesday, 7 May 2013, the .africa Pioneer Programme aims to encourage a premier set of early adopters to lend their support to Africa's new space on the web.
8 May 2013 08:55
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' (ICANN) president and CEO, Fadi Chehadé recently announced that the organisation will open its first hub office in Istanbul, Turkey. The...
6 May 2013 09:56
Naming rules originated from common sense, transformed into common laws and later created the trademark philosophy to govern 'naming' as a prime and civil component of businesses across the globe.
Naseem Javed 30 Apr 2013 09:40
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