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Radix premium revenue hits $3.8 million in first half

New gTLD portfolio registry Radix this week gave its twice-yearly premium domain sales report, declaring first-half revenue of $3.8 million. That figure includes $2.5 million in renewal revenue from premium-priced names, because Radix charges premium renewal fees. For Radix, premiums sold through the registrar channel are arranged into eight tiers from $100 to $10,000 a […]

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ShortDot drops premium fees on millions of domains

New gTLD registry ShortDot says it is making 2.4 million “premium” domains available at its standard registry fee. From September 1, domains across .bond, .cfd, .icu, .cyou and .sbs will no longer have premium renewals. The company said that “first and last names, city names, dictionary terms, and more” will return to standard prices, but […]

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Three-letter .blog domains priced up to $100k

Knock Knock Whois There, the .blog registry, said it is going to release its inventory of three-character domains next month. Roughly 47,000 names will be released at premium fees, with prices ranging “from a few hundred dollars to over $100K&#82...
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Radix premium renewals approach $1 million

New gTLD registry Radix made almost a million bucks in the first half of the year from renewal fees on its premium domains. That’s one data point that jumps out from Radix’s latest premium sales report, released last night. The company said...
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CentralNic and .CLUB reveal premium sales

CentralNic and .CLUB Domains have both revealed sales of premium domain names over the last several days. CentralNic said yesterday that it has sold “a number” of premiums for $3.4 million. The names are believed to be from its own portfolio, rather than registry-reserved names in any of the TLDs it manages. The company did […]
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