Tag: Domain Registries

CentralNic, DotConnectAfrica’s Registry Partner Formally Announces September IPO

CentralNic, a registry partner with DotConnectAfrica for the ‘.africa registry’ has formally announced its plans for a September IPO on the AIM Market (“AIM”) of the London Stock Exchange. “CentralNic is a registry service provider which supports top level domains (“TLDs” such as .la) and second level domains (“SLDs” such as .uk.com), distributing and powering domain names that end with those TLDs and SLDs, such as www.artweek.la and www.avon.uk.com “CentralNic uses its in-house developed IT platform to provide the domain name system (“DNS”) infrastructure and distribute its own portfolio of domain names and for third party owners of TLDs and SLDs (also known as “registry operators”) “CentralNic distributes to a global network or “registrars” (retailers such as GoDaddy and Network Solut