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New lower .au wholesale pricing is happening

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by DomainNames, Dec 20, 2017.

  1. DomainNames

    DomainNames Membership: Community

    Oct 5, 2010
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    Afilias has called for lower .au wholesale pricing.

    "LaPlante suggested that the price it will charge is less than the current contract with Neustar.
    “We expect that the price of a .au domain will be a little bit less than what has been charged in the past,” LaPlante said. “It will be up to the board, but we recommended to take it down a bit.”

    What is the new .au wholesale pricing:
    • auDA price
    • auDA Foundation price
    • Icaan price
    • Afilias price
    Total .au wholesale price

    What additional price drops have been negotiated and under what circumstances and time frames?

    Posted by Jo Lim on 26 February 2009
    "new pricing that sees a drop in the AusRegistry wholesale price to $14 (for a 2 year licence) for com.au and net.au domains and further drops as volumes increase"


    [​IMG] The Sydney Morning Herald – 9 Aug 17
    Millions of Australian domain name owners 'ripped off'
    Australian domain name owners say they are being overcharged by the organisation governing domain names.