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.AM Now Available On CentralNic’s Registry Gateway

Source: CentralNic, August 30, 2016

The .AM TLD launches on CentralNic’s Registry Gateway Service today, enabling registrars connected to the new EPP service to access the premier multimedia domain extension that counts, and as key registrants.

“CentralNic is pleased to roll out yet another popular, generic two-character extension through our Registry Gateway Service. The .AM namespace has seen double digit growth over the past year and we look forward to building on that momentum by significantly expanding .AM’s global channel reach” said Ben Crawford, CEO of CentralNic.

The .AM TLD delivers a platform where standard and social media sites as well as streaming, traditional radio and mixed media brands can inform, entertain and inspire their audiences with multimedia content. Thousands of great names are available for anyone in the world to secure, including,,,,,, and .AM is also the country code for Armenia.

“We are pleased to grow our partnership with CentralNic, with a global network of 1,500 registrars and 100,000 resellers, this gateway migration will significantly increase the retail footprint of the .AM TLD into growing and emerging markets,” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc.

Registrars who have been accessing .AM directly through BRS Media will now connect via CentralNic’s Registry Gateway Service. Please contact CentralNic for further details.

For further information:

CentralNic Group PLC

Ben Crawford, Chief Executive Officer

+44 (0) 203 388 0600

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. These domain names are sold on an annual subscription basis and paid for by customers upfront, making CentralNic a cash-generative business with annuity revenue streams.

CentralNic comprises three business lines within the domain name industry. 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. One in three of all domains registered under new TLDs globally uses the CentralNic platform, ranking CentralNic as the leading global supplier with approximately eight million of these domains under management.

CentralNic is also a leading global domain name retailer, with retail websites including, and, as well as most recently and others following its acquisition of global domain name retailer Instra Group. Additionally, via its enterprise programme, CentralNic supplies domain names (including high-value premium domain names), software and services directly to large corporations and governments.

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