Tag Archives: Instra

Tue 8th December 2015
Written by The Domains in EN and tagged
CentralNic Buys Registrar Instra.com & Stock is Down Almost 20% - CentralNic (LON:CNIC) is buying privately-owned domain name registrar, Instra Group, funded in part from a £10mln placing of stock with investors at 40p a share, for almost £16mln (A$33mln). According to the press release “the purchase will extend CentralNic’s capabilities and “significantly increase” its retail offering.” According to the press release Instra in the year to June 30 posted pre-tax profits of just over £1mln (A$2.1mln) on turnover of £7.11mln (A$14.8mln). CentralNic ... read more ...
Thu 17th January 2013
Written by DomainNameWire in EN and tagged
Domain registrar powers Kim Dotcom’s new Mega - Instra has partnered with Kim Dotcom to power the new Mega. Last February I stumbled into the lobby of the Fairmont Santa Monica after a DomainFest party. It was about 3 in the morning and it had been a long night. I ran into Tony Lentino, founder of domain name registrar Instra. We chatted for a few minutes and the conversation turned to Kim Dotcom and Megaupload, the file sharing service that was shut down by U.S. and New Zealand authorities a few months later. ... read more ...
Thu 1st September 2011
Written by DomainNameWire in EN and tagged
Instra Joins New TLD Services Field, Adds Competition to .Brand Services - New TLD consultant won’t charge application consulting fees to .brand owners that use its other services. Instra is the latest company to court potential new top level domain name applicants with a services and registry suite. The company, which owns a domain name registrar that caters to brand holders, is putting continued price pressure on services offered to .brand applicants. Instra will offer free application consulting to .brand applicants that manage their ... read more ...