News & Announcements

.HOST Enters Launch 2.0 with a Bang

November 26, 2014:.HOST, the hosting industry’s signature top level domain extension releases 120,000+ previously blocked names. (more)

Radix Launches .space: "Domains with Personality"

November 19, a much needed domain extension for individuals, freelancers and professionals launched (more) Breast Cancer Awareness by Bluehost

October 20, 2014:Bluehost adopts .host domain extension to spread the word for its CSR efforts (more)

.PRESS - The News Media Industry gets its Own Internet Namespace

October 16, 2014: .PRESS Domain Names launched for Journalism, News Media and Publishing Industry (more)

Radix Announces The Addition Of .Tech To Its Portfolio

October 9, 2014: Radix announces the addition of .tech to its portfolio - .tech a New gTLD for the Technology Sector (more)

.HOST Announces Top Global Players As Pioneer Partners

August 28, 2014: Pioneer program drums up big anticipation for the launch (more)

Landrush Opens for .Website, .Press and .Host

August 26, 2014: Radix concluded sunrise for the first batch of its extensions — .website, .press and .host. (more)

Last Lap of .WEBSITE, .PRESS and .HOST sunrise

August 14, 2014: The Sunrise of Radix’s first three TLDs .website, .press and .host is receiving great acceptance. (more)

Radix Launches three new TLDs in sunrise with backing from 50+ Registrar Partners

June 25, 2014: .website, .press and .host takeoff with strong support from leading global registrars (more)

Radix announces .website's Launch Timeline

June 16, 2014: The first true alternative to .com hits the market this summer (more)

.HOST timeline released as Pioner Program kicks off

June 12, 2014: Radix sees substantial interest in early registration opportunity (more)

Radix Wins the .Website New gTLD

October 23, 2013: Radix wins the rights to operate the first truly generic new gTLD that the world will see (more)

Radix’s uncontested .host gTLD passes ICANN’s initial evaluation

July 05, 2013: .HOST set to go live in January 2014 (more)

Radix Registry Passes 4 New gTLD Initial Evaluations

May 07, 2013: Radix Registry has passed the initial evaluation on .blog, .hotel, .online and .insurance. (more)

Directi, Tucows and Namecheap Team Up to Run .ONLINE

March 27th, 2013: Domain Industry Veterans announced that they would work together in bid to manage the .online registry. (more)

Radix Registry Sees No Contest on Several ICANN New gTLD Applications

June 13th, 2012: Directi Group, a global leader in Internet products and Web services, and its new subsidiary, Radix, today announced that it is the sole ICANN gTLD applicant for the .space, .press and .host strings. It was also revealed that Radix will be competing on the remaining 28 out of 31 gTLDs that it has applied for. (more)

Directi Group Applies for Thirty-one Top-Level Domain strings in the ICANN process

May 31st, 2012: Directi Group, a global leader in Internet products and Web services, today announced its ambitious effort to secure Top-Level Domains (TLDs) under ICANN's program to expand the Internet's addressing system. Under its new brand - Radix - Directi has committed over $30 million on the application of 31 strings comprising several generic and mass market names. (more)

Directi Group launches Radix and appoints ARI Registry Services for new Top-Level Domain project

March 7th, 2012: In an announcement set to shake up the domain name industry, ARI Registry Services has announced it has been appointed as the exclusive registry services provider for Radix, a new entity within the Directi Group, that will be focussed on obtaining and running new generic TLDs. (more)

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