News & Announcements

.PRESS supports Press Freedom Day for 3rd Consecutive Year

May 3rd, 2017: Pledges to donate a part of its May revenue to Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) (more)

.FUN has just begun!

April 5th, 2017: Radix owned .FUN enters general availability today. Brands such as Crayola and Rolls Royce book their .FUN domain names (more)

Radix announces largest new gTLD sale with

March 25th, 2017: Sold at $201,250, the all-cash deal was done through SEDO (more)

American media conglomerate acquires in a six figure deal

February 28th, 2017: Radix, the portfolio registry behind 9+ popular new gTLDs, announced (more)

Startups, get your SXSW 17 exhibitor cost reimbursed!

February 20th, 2017: Startup League, a startup-support program, offers to compensate for startups’ tech-fest participation cost. (more)


February 14th, 2017:One of our first new extensions that was released from the Radix stable, .SPACE has completed 2 years since launch. (more)

.Online - The no.1 new gTLD in Alexa Top Million

November 23rd, 2016:A .online address creates a memorable web identity that declares that you are ALIVE on the internet to connect with your customers, partners & everyone online (more)

.SPACE becomes the choice of the first ever Space Nation Asgardia

November 10th, 2016:A group of scientists launched the first ever space nation at a press conference in Paris earlier last month (more)

Radix Launches Startup League at TechCrunch

September 16th, 2016:Start-up focused benefits program offers marketing support to all start-ups using Radix TLDs (more)

Radix's Startup League Offers Valuable Marketing Benefits to Startups

September 15th, 2016:Startups to get 25% Sponsorship at Leading Tech Conferences, Along With Global Marketing and PR Support (more)

New Domain Extensions Rule the Pack at TechCrunch Disrupt 2016

September 15th, 2016:he TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon; one of the most prestigious hackathons in the country (more)

.STORE Domain Crosses 50,000 Registrations

September 15th, 2016:US & China Emerge as Leading Markets for the New e-commerce Domain (more)

.ONLINE - The New Choice for Marketers Across the Globe

August 31st, 2016:.ONLINE, the new domain extension that witnessed a record breaking 38,000 registrations at its launch, completed a year with over 350,000 registrations. (more)

Radix Adds Dyn as a DNS Service Provider

August 2nd, 2016:Radix, the portfolio registry operator which runs leading new gTLDs, has contracted global industry leader and supplier to internet giants like Twitter, Netflix and Linkedin — Dyn, to become its second supplier of DNS services for all its new domains. (more)

.STORE grosses over $1 Million before the close of Day 1

June 17th, 2016:New gTLD Portfolio Registry, Radix launched its latest TLD .store, into General Availability earlier this week. Positioned as the domain for businesses of all sizes looking to sell online, .store reached 10,000 registrations in the first 10 minutes. It closed the 24 hour mark at 25,026 registrations (more)

NBA & NFL Teams Drive .store Sunrise Score to 647

June 9th, closed its sunrise phase on the 5th of June, and opened with its Early Access Phase on 7th of June (more)

New TLD .STORE Crosses 500+ Sunrise Applications

May 31st, gets into the top 10 biggest sunrise performers across new domains with 5 days left (more)

.STORE Opens its Doors to Brands

April 7th, 2016:Radix, the Portfolio Registry behind .online, .tech, .space announced the launch of another powerful extension from their product suite — .store. (more)

Start up on .TECH Domain receives $6.7 million in Funding

March 31st, 2016:Radix's .TECH sees another big win in 2016 (more)

Radix scores a Touchdown in February

March 9, 2016:Generates over 750k new Registrations in the Month (more)

Radix & WHMCS offer free .HOST Domains to all WHMCS customers

March 3, 2016:WHMCS offers its web host customers a free .HOST domain name - 2000+ domains registered within 5 days of launch (more)

Radix and SnapNames Announce Exclusive Partnership

March 1, 2016:Several domain extensions on tap for exclusive auctions, starting with .website (more)

Radix gives its TLD .SPACE a Makeover

February 25, 2016:Radix's .space gets a brand new Avatar & kicks off customer centric marketing (more)

.store set to Launch in April

February 17, 2016:First extension to focus on the e-commerce market to be launched by Radix in April (more)

Radix Closes Holiday Sales With Over 35K Paid Registrations

December 2, 2015:Radix closed the holiday sales with 35,000+ paid registrations across the .online, .site, .website, .space, .tech, .press and .host TLDs. (more)

.ONLINE fastest to sell 100,000 Domains

November 20, 2015:Radix's .online sets a new record (more)

.Online becomes the fastest TLD to sell 50,000 Domains

September 02, 2015:Radix's .online hits 50,000 in 7 days of GA (more)

.Online goes into GA

August 26, 2015:28,000 Registrations in the First 30 Minutes (more)

.Online Receives 550+ Sunrise Requests - A Fortnight still to go

August 03, 2015:Radix's latest launch .online surpasses 550+ Sunrise requests & sees demand from leading brands across varied industry verticals. (more)

40+ Pioneers signed on for .TECH, as it enters EAP Today

July 29, 2015:OnePlus co-founder, top tech influencers and leading startups among the first to adopt .tech (more)

Radix Celebrates Its 1st Anniversary

June 24, 2015:Radix is celebrating its first Anniversary today (more)

Radix Partners With the International Center for Journalists' Press Freedom Initiative

May 04, 2015:Portion of Radix's Revenues From May Will Support ICFJ (more)

Global Tech Industry Set to Gain Its Own Domain Extension

April 26, 2015:Another gTLD Launches. This Time .TECH Aimed at the Tech Industry (more)

Dot Website Hits 50,000 Registrations

April 06, 2015:In less than seven months since its general availability, Dot website has crossed 50,000 registrations. (more)

.HOST Enters Launch 2.0 with a Bang

November 26, 2014:.HOST, the hosting industry’s signature top level domain extension releases 120,000+ previously blocked names. (more)

Radix Launches .space: "Domains with Personality"

November 19, a much needed domain extension for individuals, freelancers and professionals launched (more) Breast Cancer Awareness by Bluehost

October 20, 2014:Bluehost adopts .host domain extension to spread the word for its CSR efforts (more)

.PRESS - The News Media Industry gets its Own Internet Namespace

October 16, 2014: .PRESS Domain Names launched for Journalism, News Media and Publishing Industry (more)

Radix Announces The Addition Of .Tech To Its Portfolio

October 9, 2014: Radix announces the addition of .tech to its portfolio - .tech a New gTLD for the Technology Sector (more)

.HOST Announces Top Global Players As Pioneer Partners

August 28, 2014: Pioneer program drums up big anticipation for the launch (more)

Landrush Opens for .Website, .Press and .Host

August 26, 2014: Radix concluded sunrise for the first batch of its extensions — .website, .press and .host. (more)

Last Lap of .WEBSITE, .PRESS and .HOST sunrise

August 14, 2014: The Sunrise of Radix’s first three TLDs .website, .press and .host is receiving great acceptance. (more)

Radix Launches three new TLDs in sunrise with backing from 50+ Registrar Partners

June 25, 2014: .website, .press and .host takeoff with strong support from leading global registrars (more)

Radix announces .website's Launch Timeline

June 16, 2014: The first true alternative to .com hits the market this summer (more)

.HOST timeline released as Pioner Program kicks off

June 12, 2014: Radix sees substantial interest in early registration opportunity (more)

Radix Wins the .Website New gTLD

October 23, 2013: Radix wins the rights to operate the first truly generic new gTLD that the world will see (more)

Radix’s uncontested .host gTLD passes ICANN’s initial evaluation

July 05, 2013: .HOST set to go live in January 2014 (more)

Radix Registry Passes 4 New gTLD Initial Evaluations

May 07, 2013: Radix Registry has passed the initial evaluation on .blog, .hotel, .online and .insurance. (more)

Directi, Tucows and Namecheap Team Up to Run .ONLINE

March 27th, 2013: Domain Industry Veterans announced that they would work together in bid to manage the .online registry. (more)

Radix Registry Sees No Contest on Several ICANN New gTLD Applications

June 13th, 2012: Directi Group, a global leader in Internet products and Web services, and its new subsidiary, Radix, today announced that it is the sole ICANN gTLD applicant for the .space, .press and .host strings. It was also revealed that Radix will be competing on the remaining 28 out of 31 gTLDs that it has applied for. (more)

Directi Group Applies for Thirty-one Top-Level Domain strings in the ICANN process

May 31st, 2012: Directi Group, a global leader in Internet products and Web services, today announced its ambitious effort to secure Top-Level Domains (TLDs) under ICANN's program to expand the Internet's addressing system. Under its new brand - Radix - Directi has committed over $30 million on the application of 31 strings comprising several generic and mass market names. (more)

Directi Group launches Radix and appoints ARI Registry Services for new Top-Level Domain project

March 7th, 2012: In an announcement set to shake up the domain name industry, ARI Registry Services has announced it has been appointed as the exclusive registry services provider for Radix, a new entity within the Directi Group, that will be focussed on obtaining and running new generic TLDs. (more)

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