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Tucows’ revenue hit $85 million in Q3, company plans for GDPR

Revenue hits another record as company works to meet EU privacy law deadline. Domain name, mobile and internet services company Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX) reported earnings after the bell yesterday. The company reported record quarterly revenue of $85.0 million. That’s up 73% compared to the same quarter last year, with most of the growth coming from the […]

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Namecheap drops lawsuit against Tucows

Companies appear to be resolving their disagreement outside of court. Domain name registrar Namecheap has dropped its lawsuit against Tucows. Namecheap has historically been a domain name reseller using Tucows’ Enom platform. Namecheap is now registering domain names under its own registrar accreditation and asked Tucows to transfer the four million domains it has sold […]

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Chinese resellers cut off from .Au domain names

Registry sites fraud in a decision to halt .au registrations from Chinese resellers. .au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA), the registry for Australia’s .au domain names, has instructed Tucows to cut off Chinese resellers from .au domain names. Tucows operates both the OpenSRS and Enom reseller platforms, making it by far the dominant domain reseller company. […]

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Why lower prices at NameJet might mean more money for everyone

A lower starting price is a bet on higher sell-through rates. NameJet is lowering the starting bid prices on a number of direct-transfer expiring domain names. These are the domains that are registered at partner registrars and don’t go through the full pending delete cycle. Domains from Tucows (which owns half of NameJet) will be […]

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Rewind: Tucows for $1.00, go-go parking revenue and CreditCards.com

A look back at the domaining world ten years ago this month. Remember 2007? It was go-go times in the stock market and we didn’t know what was about to happen. The great recession was knocking on the door. I just took a look back at Domain Name Wire’s archives to see what I was […]

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Tucows revenue rockets after Enom buy

Tucows saw its revenue from domain names more than double in the second quarter, following the acquisition of rival Enom. The company this week reported domain services revenue for the three months ending June 30 of $62.8 million, compared to $28.4 million a year ago. That was part of overall growth of 78%, with revenue […]
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