Many more domain name extensions pricing takes a nose diving

Seems economic recession has affected Domain registration business too. And, to attract more customers, more and more domain name extensions pricing is being discounted. Recent addition to the list are .TV, .ORG, .MOBI and .US domain names. For a update on promotion pricing for all these domain extensions, Continue reading “Many more domain name extensions pricing takes a nose diving”

Pricing for all New .IN domain names goes under knife once again

updated: Starting 24th March, Anubhooti Internet is offering all new .IN registrations at Rs. 250/= (US$ 5) per year including .co.in, .net.in, .org.in etc.

After a promotional price cut in 2007 for all .IN registrations, today once again many registrars announced a dip in pricing for all second and third level .IN domain names. As the .IN promotion goes on, pricing for any new .IN domain name has come down to Rs. 500/= (plus / minus Rs. 50 depending on the Registrar). Earlier second level .IN domain names were being sold at Rs. 800/=. Pricing for new third level .IN domain names have come down to Rs. 375/= in comparison to earlier selling rate of Rs. 450/=. Continue reading “Pricing for all New .IN domain names goes under knife once again”

.TEL General Availability Starts Today

Starting 2100 Hrs IST, Today, .TEL will be available for registration to all on first come first served basis. Sunrise period for .TEL started on 03.December.2008 and landrush period started from 03.February.09. Now, anyone can register this tld through ICANN accredited registrars. General Availability registrations will carry a one-year minimum term and are subjected to the standard registration conditions depicted by the regisrar company. For more on .TEL check out detailed .TEL FAQs.

Anubhooti Internet (registrar and host of this blog), in association with DirectI, will make .TEL available for registration at an attractive price of Rs. 600/= (US$ 12) per annum. Continue reading “.TEL General Availability Starts Today”

Verisign Increases Price of Domain Names

Come October 1st, and after an increase in domain name prices in 2007, Verisign is again exercising its contractual right to raise prices. The base registration fees for .com domain names will be hiked to $6.86 from existing $6.42 per .com domain for all registrars. Currently, registrars pay VeriSign $6.42 per .com domain name. This price hike is within maximum 7 percent increase allowable under VeriSign’s contract (which runs through 2012) with ICANN. Continue reading “Verisign Increases Price of Domain Names”

It’s raining Promotions for Domain Names

After .Net, .In and .Info, now it’s turn of .Mobi to drop prices. While .In promos concluded few days back and .Info promotion still running many registrars, including MyDomain.com, Answerable.com and Anubhooti Internet have announced a dip in pricing of .MOBI domain names.

As per the promotion, pricing for any new .MOBI domain name for an End User has come down to Continue reading “It’s raining Promotions for Domain Names”

dot ASIA registration opens up for All

The .ASIA registrations opened up for all from 1200 GMT on 26th March. The .ASIA Landrush was a colossal successand it can only be anticipated the .ASIA count to augment further. dot ASIA is a highly recognisable phrase that is short, easy to remember, versatile but specific and focused on the Asia identity. It captures the essence of the community served and is a sustainable phrase that will not easily become obsolete. “Asia” traverses a broad region yet elicits a clear concept and coherence of the community, providing registrants tremendous value in establishing an Internet presence with global recognition and regional significance. Continue reading “dot ASIA registration opens up for All”

Registered Wrong Domain Name, Get a Refund.

You have just registered a domain name and all of sudden someone pointed out that the spelling of the domain name you registered has a mistake. Domain registrar company denies you a refund and advise you to purchase another domain name with correct spelling. Here is a good news. Most of the Domain Registrar Companies, including Anubhooti Internet (http://anubhoot.com) will give you full refund minus a charge of approx. INR 50/- (One USD).

You have just registered a domain name and are busy planning for your new web site. All of sudden someone pointed out that the spelling of the domain name you registered has a mistake. What do you do now? You contact your domain registrar company and they ask you to stick with that domain and advise you to purchase another domain name with correct spelling. Though you might have paid just 10$ – 12$ but then its hard earned money. Here is a good news for you. Continue reading “Registered Wrong Domain Name, Get a Refund.”

Best Way to Protect a Domain Name from getting Stolen

First and foremost thing to do is to make sure that you really own your domain name. Not a silly advice if you know what we are talking about. Have a two or three tier verification process in place with your registrar in case you need to make any update to your details. For those who do not trust even their shadow, they can go and to get their own ICANN registrar accreditation.

Lately, number of domain name thefts taking place in online world is increasing. There are several reasons as how you can loose your domain name and not able to prove that you were the real owner of the domain name in question. Instantly a question pops up as what is the best way to protect a domain name from being stolen.

First and foremost thing to do is to make sure that you really own your domain name. What a silly advice…you might say. No, it’s not if you know what we are talking about. Go through this article and you will instantly want to check whois data of your domain name. Continue reading “Best Way to Protect a Domain Name from getting Stolen”

Pricing dips for all New .INFO Domain Names

Pricing for all new .INFO domain name for an End User has come down to Rs. 121/= (plus / minus Rs. 15 depending on the Registrar). Earlier .INFO domain names were being sold in range of Rs. 450/= to Rs. 500/=.

Recently many registrars announced a dip in pricing for .INFO domain names. As per the .INFO promotion, pricing for any new .INFO domain name for an End User has come down to Rs. 121/= (plus / minus Rs. 15 depending on the Registrar). Earlier .INFO domain names were being sold in between Rs. 400/= to Rs. 500/= per domain year. Continue reading “Pricing dips for all New .INFO Domain Names”

Dot Registrar migrates to MyDomain.com

DotRegistrar (www.dotregistrar.com) is in the process of upgrading all its client accounts and domains to the MyDomain.com Registrar system. In the coming weeks, DotRegistrar will become part of MyDomain. With this upgradation some of the features of Dot Registrar havs gone while some new features (free services) like URL Forwarding, Email Forwarding and DNS managment has been added.

DotRegistrar (www.dotregistrar.com), one of the leading domain registration service providers, is in the process of upgrading all its client accounts and domains to the MyDomain.com Registrar system. As per a notice on www.dotregistrar.com, DotRegistrar will become part of MyDomain, in the coming weeks. With this upgradation some of the features of Dot Registrar have gone while some new features (free services) like URL Forwarding, Email Forwarding and DNS management has been added. However, this comes at a cost to existing clients of Dot Registrar. Continue reading “Dot Registrar migrates to MyDomain.com”