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Web.com loses WebCentral bidding war despite 80% increase

Australian registrar drops Web.com despite higher bid. It looks like Web.com’s planned acquisition of Australian domain name company WebCentral isn’t going to happen after all. Web.com offered AUS 10 cents per share ($12.2 million total) for the company in July. An Australian internet company, 5G Networks, then made an all-equity acquisition offer. Web.com increased its […]

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Web.com ups offer for WebCentral by 55% after competing bid

Top 10 domain registrar increases all-cash offer for Australian domain name company. Web.com has significantly increased its acquisition offer for Australian domain name company WebCentral (ASX: WCG) after a competing bid was made. Web.com entered into an all-cash AUS 10-cents-per-share ($12.2 million) acquisition agreement with the company in July. But last week, Australian telecom company […]

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Web.com scoops up Aussie domain business Webcentral for $12.2 million

It’s the second Australian domain registrar acquisition in two years for Web.com. Domain name company Web.com is acquiring Webcentral Group (ASX:WCG) for $12.2 million. Webcentral has about 330,000 customers and focuses on the Australian market. Web.com acquired another Australian domain company, Dreamscape Networks, for $73 million last year. While WebCentral is not a household name, […]

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What sold (and why) on NameJet and Snapnames last month

Joseph Peterson takes an in-depth look at Web.com’s aftermarket sales in May. Once upon a time, people learning how to build websites and perform SEO went to a Lycos-owned tutorial site called WebMonkey.com.  It had its ups and downs, shuttered in 2004, reopened and re-closed in 2006, etc.  In 2008 the property was purchased by […]

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Web.com refreshes Register.com, lowers pricing

It no longer costs an arm and a leg to register a domain at Register.com. Just an arm. Register.com has teased customers over the past month with emails saying that change was coming. Today, that change dropped. On the front end, the biggest thing you’ll notice is an upgraded color scheme. But Register.com promises that […]

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Phone.com partners with Web.com

Legendary domain name investor Mike Mann, who is the co-founder of Phone.com SEO.com and where most domainers know him from in recent years DomainMarket.com has seen one of his businesses join forces with Web.com to offer just-in-time communications solution for small business owners juggling personal calls and business calls during the challenging shelter-at-home circumstances, during […]

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