Verisign Is Not Being Transparent on Their Policy With Regards to Short .TV Domains

Back in December Mike wrote about how and were being held back and reserved by Verisign. At the time Verisign said they were holding these back for promotional purposes. In the past Verisign did this with a few other short .tv domains like … [Read more...]

Our Interview With .TV Domain Investor Kevin Lawrence Who Just Sold FYI.TV For $30,000

Kevin Lawrence is a successful entrepreneur, developer, and .TV investor who resides in Southern California. Kevin just sold the domain name FYI.TV for $30,000 marking it the highest reported .TV sale of 2014. I did a short interview with Kevin to get the background of how he decided on the .TV extension to investment a large portion of this domain investments. So your a pretty big .TV … [Read more...]

Verisign Is Taking Back Expired Two Letter & Two Number .TV Domains

Verisign the registry for the .TV registry is apparently taking back any expired new Two letter (LL.TV) .TV domain names as well as any two numbered (NN>TV) domain names. Recently a domainer that had a back order on a two letter .Tv domain and a two numbered domain received this notice from Verisign: "Thank you for contacting Verisign Support. I reached out to our Operations team to … [Read more...]

ABC/Univision Launch New TV Network Tonight & Goes With a Net: Instead of For Its Site

A new television network is launching tonight in the United States, Fusion Network, a joint venture between ABC/Disney and Univision. According to Fusion is an  24-hour news, lifestyle and entertainment channel aimed at English-speaking Millenial's and combines the resources of ABC News and Univision. "Fusion is based in a converted studio facility outside Miami." On the … [Read more...]

TechCrunch Covers Another Company Built Around.TV: IRIS.TV Raises $1.7 Million covered yet another startup that just got some angel funding and is built around a .TV domain name. IRIS.TV which was founded by the folks behind Jukebox TV is coming to market with $1.7 million in seed funding from angels in the media and finance world, including folks like Bob Jacobs, who was Bill Cosby’s long-time agent and is considered the … [Read more...]

Twitch.TV Spun Off From Justin.TV Raises $20 Million, is reporting that Twitch.TV "an online video network and gaming community, raised a $20 million series C round of funding. "The round was led by Thrive Capital, with participation from WestSummit Capital and Take-Two Interactive Software, as well as existing investors Alsop Louie Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. "The company, which sees more than 45 million unique … [Read more...]

LoveLive.TV Gets Another $2.7 Million In Funding & Is At $20 Million

Another site build out on a nice and brandable .TV domain name LoveLive.TV which started in 2012 just got an investment of $2.7 million dollars according to "LoveLive helps record and distribute live performances from musicians. It also helps copyright holders monetize those performances through paid sponsorships from major brands, charging pay-per-view fees to fans who want to … [Read more...]