12|12|2012 04:20 pm EDT
The .PW Registry, a Directi Business that is launching the .PW ccTLD (Palau) globally, has announced a coopration with NameJet and AfterNIC to operate the sunrise and landrush auctions and offer premium name distribution. This relaunch of the country code is aimed at professionals and businesses around the world.
NameJet and Afternic will provide .PW with a comprehensive solution for the technical and marketing services needed to fully manage all stages of the .PW launch. NameJet will be operating the sunrise auctions upon the close of the sunrise period, which runs from December 3rd, 2012 through February 8th, 2013. The landrush period runs from February 18, 2013 through March 18, 2013, with NameJet auctions commencing at that time.
“NameJet is very excited to be partnering with Directi to operate the .PW sunrise and landrush auctions,” said Matt Overman, NameJet General Manager. “We believe that they have done a great job marketing .PW thus far and look forward to working with them on this and future TLD launches.” “NameJet and Afternic will play an integral role in the Sunrise & Landrush auctions and valuation & distribution of premium .PW names,” said Sandeep Ramchandani, Business Head at .PW Registry. “We’ve gone the extra mile to ensure that we partner with industry leaders on .PW and are excited to work with NameJet and Afternic, who provide the highest caliber services in their respective fields.” “Being selected by Directi is an honor, and a testament to our leadership in all premium domain sales,” said Bob Mountain, Senior Vice President of Business Development & Account Services at Afternic. “The partnership with NameJet and Directi allows us to continue our mission of bringing more domain choices to consumers across the globe.”
[via Press Release]