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Press Releases from Secura GmbH (31 total)

Tel-Domains: Great Opportunities for "gold digger"

With less than some days until the start of the .tel Landrush, Telnic Limited, the registry operator for the new tel-domains, announced today that it will not be holding any auctions for high value or premium domain names nor is it withholding any tel-domains from the Landrush, with the exception of a few names on a "reserved list" as required by ICANN and as needed for registry operations. “People

Aero-domains with two and three letters

The actual regulations of com-domains and the policies of almost all registries exclude domain names with two letters. The aero-domain is the great exception: SITA has convinced ICANN to permit aero-domains consisting of two letters at certain conditions. Airlines or aircraft operator can register a specific aero-domain, which will be still more important in the future, when SITA is developping technical features as e.g. RFID. They can register the

Any professional can register pro-domains

What's new at .pro? Every licenced professional can get easily a pro-domain direct at the second level of .pro like yourcompany.pro or yourname.pro. And: .pro becomes cheaper. The pro-domains are an exclusive domain. All licensed and credentialed professionals and professional entities are eligible since September 8 to register pro-domains. The professional register at the official subdomains of .pro, but also directly at .pro. RegistryPro will continue to offer third

Success in US with us-domains

Known as “America’s Internet Address,” the us-domain is the official country code top-level domain for the United States. The us-domain name has been in existence since 1985 but was primarily used by government branches, departments and agencies, as well as schools and libraries. Since making the domain name available to the general public on April 24, 2002, NeuStar has enabled several hundred thousand U.S. citizens, residents, businesses, organizations and government

Manfred von Richthofen - The red baron

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (*2 May 1892 , died 21 April 1918) was a German fighter pilot known as "The Red Baron". He was the most successful flying ace of World War I, being officially credited with 80 confirmed air combat victories. Richthofen was a member of an aristocratic family with many famous relatives. Richthofen is also known as "le Diable Rouge" ("Red Devil") or "Le Petit Rouge" ("Little

Introduction of me-domains

The me-domain is an Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) that has been assigned to Montenegro. This follows Montenegro\'s June 3, 2006 declaration of independence from Serbia and Montenegro, which used the code YU. The .me registry is operated by the University of Montenegro on behalf of the government. A two-year transition period is to be provided for existing .yu names to be transferred to .me. In addition to declaring .me to

Aero-Domains - Domains with two letters are possible

What would the average website owner say, if someone could offer to him a com-domain with two letters. He would be delighted. A domain with two letters is a really memorable name. It is a pity, but nobody can offer this. The actual regulations of com-domains and the policies of almost all registries exclude domain names with two letters. The aero-domain is the great exception: SITA has convinced ICANN to permit

Last chance for airports to register their industrial codes as aero-domains

At the recent .aero council (DAC) meeting, it was recommended that SITA release 3-letter airport codes (location identifiers) – which have been reserved exclusively for airport use since 2002 – for registration by eligible members of the aviation community on a first-come-first-served basis. As a result, airports have a limited time to register their respective codes as aero-domains. The reserved 3-letter airport codes at http://www.domainregistry.de/codes.txt if unclaimed, would be released

Landrush of asia-domains begins February 20

The Sunrise Period of asia-domains has closed at 2008 January 31. Individual companies and the general public will soon be eligible to register for available asia-domains when the Landrush phase kicks off on February 20, 2008. Landrush concludes on March 12, with Go Live scheduled for March 26, 2008. During the Landrush phase anyone around the world can apply for any available asia-domains, representing a golden opportunity for individuals looking to

New: Owners of asian domains may register asia-domains in Sunrise Period

Sunrise Period 2b,2c and 3 of asia-domains has started at November 13th.The sunrise period of asia-domains ends 2008/1/15. SR2b: General Marks Sunrise for newer trademarks (applied for before December 6, 2006) or marks that have not yet been actively used SR2c: Extended Protection for trademark owners to protect their brands beyond the term itself but also domain names that are relevant to their lines of businesses: e.g. XYZ.Asia and XYZcomputers.Asia. These possibilities have

Asia-Domains: Sunrise Period 2b, 2c and 3 has started

Sunrise Period 2b, 2c and 3 has started at November 13th. SR2b: General Marks Sunrise for newer trademarks (applied for before December 6, 2006) or marks that have not yet been actively used SR2c: Extended Protection for trademark owners to protect their brands beyond the term itself but also domain names that are relevant to their lines of businesses: e.g. XYZ.Asia and XYZcomputers.Asia. Sunrise 3 (SR3) allows companies in the

Sunrise period 2a of asia-domains end soon

The Sunrise Period 2a of asia-domains ends 2007 October 30. Many registrars have already announced that the deadline is passed for the registration of asia-domains for this period. Secura GmbH will accept applications till 2007 October 30. The Sunrise period of asia-domains has started just in time at 2007 October 10. It is divided into three phases. Sunrise 1 (SR1) is designed for Governmental Reserved Names, which are focused mainly on

Asia-Domains: Sunrise Period starts

DotAsia recently announced the Sunrise process and timeline for a priority registration period for companies and government bodies with prior established rights to register their asia-domains. This follows the recent announcement of the addition of the asia-domain to the Internet root, allowing public and private enterprises, brands, and marketers to add a strong sense of affiliation to corporate brands and online identities and communicate their commitment to Asia. The Sunrise period,

Asia-Domains debut to fuel Asia Market Growth

ICANN accredited Registrar Secura today announced that it will offer the pre-registration of asia-domains. Asia-domains have been added to the Internet root ushering in a new era of online growth for the region. The asia-domain allows individuals and companies to target the largest Internet community in the world as well as people looking for relevant information about Asia, from Asia, and for Asia. For companies, brands, and marketers,

Aero-domains for aviation professionals

A professional online presence is essential for aviation professionals, since the first contact with a potential customer or other professionals is often by email or through a website. The aero-domain not only immediately communicates the area of expertise / profession, but will help convey a professional image. Registration in .aero is not available to everyone. Unlike generic TLDs, the aero-domain applies a process which ensures that each registrant

Aero-Domains: domain of choice in aviation

The aero-domains are open for registration by qualified individuals, companies, organizations, and associations affiliated with the aviation community as a whole. Registration of aero-domains is not available to everyone. Unlike generic TLDs, the aero-domain applies a process which ensures that each registrant is a valid aviation community member -- a process that safeguards .aero’s exclusivity and integrity and communicates a unique identity for the authentic members. Registrants of aero-domains establish an unique

Online directory for registrants of aero-domains

For the many established aviation companies who lost out in the .com boom, there is now a second chance to reclaim an aviation identity. The aero-domain is much more than a domain name – it’s an Internet territory staked out by aviation for aviation. It will help enhance your identity, in today’s crowded online environment, as a key player in the global aviation community. Since websites and email services using aero-domains work

11,111,111 de-domains registered

The German domain registry DENIC has recently processed the registration of a special .de domain. With “pressious.de” the “schnappszahl” of 11,111,111 domains was reached. The domain holder is the owner of a printing shop in Westphalia (Germany). The de-domain has the position as the world’s favourite Country Code TLD, ahead of .uk, which has about 6 million registrations. The de-domains are also numerically stronger than nearly all the generic Top Level

The future of aero-domains

Ever since the .aero domain was opened for business in March 2002, only members of the aviation community – including airlines, airports, aerospace companies, organizations, associations, government agencies and qualified individuals – have been able to register a .aero name. Those registering for the first time must still obtain a .aero ID before signing up with a registrar currently offering the service. The first of these, and still one of the
07-10-2007 | Sports
Secura GmbH

Aero-Domains for Pilots and Private Pilots

SITA has changed recently the .aero policy: The group \"pilot\" consists now of commercial and private pilots. By this change it is easier for private pilots to get recognized and to register an aero-domain. Pilots and Private Pilots can use the pilot\'s licence, private pilots can use the membership card of the aviation club and both can use the address of their domain or URL with aviation content, in

How to improve the ranking at search engines by aero-domains

In the future, everybody, who is interested, in flying, aviation, travelling, will search first at .aero. The aero-domain is a restricted and exclusive domain. It is only available for members of the aviation community. The aviation community is a very broad one. Not only airlines,airports, suppliers of airlines and airports, pilots, stewardesses and students of aviation belong to it, but e.g. also modell makers and para-gliders. The applicant of an aero-domain

Aero-Domains support RFID at the Air Transport Community

RFID (radio frequency identification devices) technology can bring substantial benefits to the Air Transport Community in the form of cost reductions, improvements in productivity, customer services and safety, but also as a means to generate new revenues. As an emerging technology there are still many barriers to community-wide adoption, one of them being the risk associated with the deployment of RFID infrastructure and development of applications. This is a risk

New tools for mobi-domains

Existing Internet protocols and practices are designed for desktop PC-oriented services, not for mobile phones. Today, more and more people want to access the Internet from their mobile phones; however, there is a lack of mobile-friendly Internet sites, content and applications. dotMobi Switch On! Guides provide design rules and best practices for sites and services associated with the .mobi domain; the guides contain mandatory rules and recommended best practices that
06-11-2007 | Sports
Secura GmbH

Aero-domains for aviation sports

There are already many aero-domains registered within the recreational aviation registrant groups comprising air sports clubs and their members, federations, national associations, organizers of competitions linked to air sports, and suppliers of air sports equipment. \"We hope that the new policy introduced for this group, as well as the new simplified process of registration, will attract and encourage more users of this group. The aero-domain has already attracted a number

More than 500,000 mobi-domains registered

dotMobi, the company behind the first and only Internet address designed specifically for mobile phones, announced more than 500,000 mobi-domains have been registered in 104 countries since the domain\'s commercial launch in October 2006. The continual growth of mobi-domain registrations illustrates that content developers are focused on delivering quality sites and applications to mobile phones for consumers to use. Millions of pages of content are now live on sites

Aero-Domains will find lost baggage

Back in the year 2000, when the aero-domains came around, it was considered by some a futuristic but others a totally and utterly crazy idea, to suggest that aircraft engines, seats, spare parts or individual passenger bags could have their own IP addresses or perhaps even a domain name, and, the aero-domain initiative would be the \"glue\" where the aviation industry rules meets Internet. Nor could they see what we are

Coop-Domains: Domains of Trust

A national survey of 2,000 American adults found that a majority of Americans say they are more likely to buy products and services from a business if they know it\'s a cooperative. It also found that three of four consumers believe co-ops have the best interests of consumers in mind, run their businesses in a trustworthy manner, and are committed to the highest quality service. Co-ops outscored investor-owned corporations on

Aero-domains: Memorable domain names

International Water-Guard Industries Inc (IWG) affirmed its new focus as an all-aerospace company by launching a corporate identity based on an immediately memorable aero-domain: water.aero. \"A re-branding program like this is a major project, and one which we undertook for very specific reasons,\" said IWG President and CEO David Fox. \"Chief among them was the fact that IWG had been through a dramatic renewal process. We are now solely focused on

Aero-domain: it's all in the name

The web address nafa.aero provides a case book example of the benefits of using the aero-domain as a means of providing the essential differential among domains. The National Aircraft Finance Association, NAFA, is a US-based non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the general welfare of individuals and organizations providing aircraft financing and loans secured by aircraft; to improve the industry's service to the public; to work with government agencies to foster a

Short guide to chinese cn-domains

The cn-domain is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the People\'s Republic of China. Like most countries, people can register for second-level domain names, e.g.mercedes.cn. However, there are preset ones for certain types of organizations and geographic locations. The third-level registrations at cn-domains were available before second-level registrations became available in 2004, and third-level registrants were given first shot at getting their name at the second level when

Srilankan Airlines takes off with aero-domain

Srilankan Airlines has painted its aero-domain on their aircrafts. SriLankan Airlines\' corporate website has changed from www.srilankan.lk to www.srilankan.aero. However, users would be able to log in to the www.srilankan.lk address for at least the next 12 months, until the www.srilankan.aero identity becomes well established. SriLankan will be among many thousands which have registered an aero-domain, including airlines, aviation industry news services, engineering and maintenance firms and service organisation. \"We have