Afternic adds Directi to their Marketplace
In the press release below Afternic who has recently had an overhaul of there BuyDomains.com marketplace has added Directi to their marketplace with a large portfolio of domains from Directi Big Rock brand.
Afternic Expands Marketplace with Top Indian Registrar Directi
WALTHAM, MA – May 23, 2013 – Afternic, the world’s largest premium domain marketplace, today announced their partnership with Directi, the largest domain registrar in Asia and seventh-largest registrar in the world. Directi will join the Afternic reseller network as a Premium Partner, incorporating Afternic’s vast inventory of premium domains for sale through their BigRock brand.
This exclusive relationship brings premium domains to India for the first time, opening up new domain options for small to medium size business owners and domain investors across the globe. The entire Afternic portfolio of six million premium domain names will be available to BigRock customers, many of which are eligible for immediate ownership through Afternic’s Fast Transfer network.
“Welcoming Directi to the Afternic platform is a watershed moment for us, given their strength and size in the domain industry,” said Jason Miner, Chief Operating Officer for Afternic. “With nearly all of the top 20 domain registrars signed to the Afternic network and offering premium domains to their customers, we are delivering on our mission to create the only true global premium domain marketplace.”
Bhavin Turakhia, founder of BigRock said of the partnership, “We’re excited that our customers now have access to Afternic’s premium domain listings directly from the BigRock platform. The quality and size of Afternic’s inventory will improve the experience for our customers and give them a greater range of choices in their domain research and selection process.”
Afternic’s premium domains will be available to Directi’s ResellerClub and LogicBoxes resellers in the near future.
Afternic is the world’s largest domain marketplace, offering millions of currently registered domains for sale through leading registrars worldwide. Through DLS, domains are promoted for sale to millions of active domain buyers worldwide.
Afternic is part of NameMedia, a leader in the acquisition, development and trading of digital real estate through a network of highly targeted websites and a marketplace for premiumdomain names. The company’s website development focuses on creating compelling online communities in niche categories. The company’s marketplace allows owners of premium domain names to sell domains, and for domain buyers to review the largest available inventory. Through its ownership of one of the largest domain portfolios in the world, its innovative website development platform, and its broad distribution, NameMedia now serves more than 50 million visitors to its network of websites and sells domains to customers in more than 100 countries. Headquartered outside Boston in Waltham, Massachusetts, more information is available at www.namemedia.com.
Directi is a $300+ million group of businesses, providing various web products and services to millions of global users. Directi businesses include ResellerClub, LogicBoxes, BigRock, Skenzo and Media.net. Over 800 people strong, Directi has 5 offices across 3 countries.
Afternic Media Contact
Karen Dixon, Director of Marketing