SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Internet, today announced that dotFM, the .FM Top-Level Domain Registry, has been successfully deployed on the CentralNic Registry Platform.
CentralNic is the exclusive wholesaler for over 30 new Top-Level Domain extensions, including .xyz, .site, .online, .website, .space, and .tech, which are ranked among the top twenty five most subscribed new Top-Level Domain extensions. One in three of all domains registered under new TLDs globally uses the CentralNic platform, ranking CentralNic as the leading global supplier with approximately 8 million of these domains under management.
“We are thrilled to be working with CentralNic, with a global network of 1,500 registrars and 100,000 resellers, this migration will significantly increase the retail footprint of the .FM, .RADIO.fm & .RADIO.am into growing and emerging markets,” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc. “In addition, the CentralNic Registry will add full support for Internationalised Domain Names (IDN) and Premium Domains. dotFM has always provided the marketplace with a professional, reliable, secure and stable 'Industry Specific' domain extension and this move will continue that world-class administration.”
CentralNic CEO Ben Crawford said, “.FM and its affiliated domain extensions are good examples of how to succeed as ‘dotIndustry’ domains, with their longstanding adoption by companies who have redefined their industry, such as Last.fm. We are excited to add this group of high quality TLDs and SLDs to the CentralNic backend platform.”
BRS Media has pioneered the 'multimedia' domain space since launching the .FM & .AM Top Level Domains in 1998. Since that time, the .FM Brand Registry Service has evolved to meet the growing demand and creativity of our clientele. Today, our comprehensive portfolio of registrants not only includes broadcasters, Internet radio and the music community, but also interactive companies, premier social media ventures and podcast entrepreneurs worldwide. Some of the world's most innovative .FM brands include; Overcast.fm, CarrieUnderwood.fm, Earbud.fm, Rainmaker.fm, Douban.fm, Jazz.fm, Dubtrack.fm, Coca-Cola.fm, Summertime.fm, among thousands more.
CentralNic launched the .FM TLD; .RADIO.fm & .RADIO.am SLDs on August 1st and will launch .AM through its new EPP Gateway Service on August 30, 2016.
The .FM Top-Level Domain is available directly from dotFM (https://dot.fm), as well as, through most ICANN Accredited Registrars (https://get.fm/registrars) like: Go Daddy, Hover, Name.com, Dynadot, Network Solutions, Gandi.net, United Domains, and many more. Information about .FM Domains, Domain Spotlights, Premium Domains and more is available at https://Get.fm
About CentralNic Group plc:
CentralNic (LSE: CNIC) is a London-based AIM-listed company which earns revenues from the worldwide sales of internet domain names over its proprietary technology platform. It operates a global wholesale network, supplying domain names to over 1,500 vendors in 77 countries. CentralNic is the exclusive wholesaler for over 30 new Top-Level Domain extensions (the new alternatives to .com and .net), including .xyz, .site, .online, .website, .space, and .tech, which are ranked among the top twenty five most subscribed new Top-Level Domain extensions. CentralNic is celebrating 20 years as one of the world's pioneering registry service providers.
About BRS Media Inc.:
Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (https://brsmedia.fm) was established in 1995, and is celebrating over 20 years Online, featured as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for five consecutive years. Its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, spotlighting Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; .RADIO.am & .RADIO.fm, Internet Radio's only truly Open & Innovative Domain Extentions and @RADIO.am & @RADIO.fm, free and premium Web-based Email Services; dotFM and dotAM are registered trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.