(PRWEB) July 08, 2013
BRS Media Inc., a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that helps traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Web, today announced that it’s New gTLD (New generic Top-Level Domain) Application to operate the .RADIO top level domain registry has passed the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Initial Evaluation.
BRS Media announced its intent to secure, market and manage the ".RADIO" generic top-level domain (gTLD) over 4 years ago, at the 2009 NAB Show. In April 2012, the company filed an extensive, comprehensive and detailed application for the New Top-Level Domain .RADIO to ICANN’s New gTLD program. On Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, ICANN announced Application ID: 1-994-75477 reviewed by ICANN’s seven evaluation panels, has passed Initial Evaluation (“IE”).
ICANN’s evaluation panels, which consist of independent experts, determined that the application was consistent with the requirements set out in the Applicant Guidebook and have validated that BRS Media's application demonstrates the technical, operational and financial capability to manage a Top-Level Domain Registry.
“We're pleased and thrilled to have passed Initial Evaluation in ICANN’s New gTLD Program," remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc. "With over 15 years of running a successful Top-Level Domain, few applicants have the depth of experience and understanding to operate and market, an ‘Industry Specific’ New gTLD. Our history has proved, our commitment to administer the .RADIO top-level domain in a professional, reliable, secure and all-inclusive way, while at the same time encouraging innovation and openness in the .RADIO domain space.”
BRS Media pioneered Industry Specific Domains, launching ‘multimedia’ based TLDs .FM & .AM over 15 years ago, and has increasingly attracted premier social media ventures, streaming entrepreneurs and traditional broadcasters. As the first domain registry to introduce a top-level domain to a targeted Industry, the company has the privilege of being among an influential few, that have the depth and experience in managing, operating, and marketing a new Top-Level-Domain name for a diverse On Air and Online Radio Industry.
About BRS Media Inc:
Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (http://brsmedia.fm) is listed as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for an astounding 5th consecutive year, its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, over 15 years of Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; .Radio.am & .Radio.fm, Radio’s New Global Domain Extensions (GLDs); @Radio.am & @Radio.fm, free & premium Web based email services; dotRadio™, the .RADIO Top-Level-Domain; iDotz.Net domain registrar of all gTLD domains (.com .net & .org), as well as, boutique domains (.tv .co .me .la & .im) and the ever-popular Web-Radio, the leading portal for "tuning in" Radio on the Internet. dotFM, dotAM and dotRadio are either registered trademarks or trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.