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An Interview with Arno Vis, CEO, Openprovider

Arno Vis interview

"Openprovider – Revolutionizing Hosting Companies"

Jackie Goldstein, Chief Content Manager for, interviews Openprovider CEO Arno Vis.

Read the whole interview on HostAdvice website.
WorldHostingDays is just around the corner, and Openprovider wants to offer you a free access pass to the conference that will take place in Rust, Germany, between 25 and 31 March.

Our management team will be present this year, with a team of developers from Russia and our international account managers.

Would you like to meet us? Contact us and our sales department will arrange the appointment. We'd love to see you there!

Use the code GL17WPP to register for free!

Improved renewal procedures .uk domains

Looking back at 2016
A few weeks ago, we improved the renewal and expiration procedures for .uk domains, including the second level domains,, and

The two major changes are removal of the renewal date offset and free restores.


SMBinvoices updates

Plesk "fraudulent" licences
Our team continues to work on services which make accounts payable processing easier. SMBinvoices is the accounts payable processing application for small and medium companies. Web application includes flexible document workflow. API service is purposed for automatic conversion of .pdf invoices into structured data.


Plesk product update

Plesk product update
The latest newsletter from Plesk features several new ideas that have been integrated in recent weeks. There is Plesk’s integration in four major Cloud providers: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Digital Ocean, and Vultr. Furthermore, Plesk Onyx now supports version 7.1.1 of PHP and finally, two new extensions have been added: Virtuozzo ReadyKernel and New Relic.


Price increases Uniregistry

Price increases Uniregistry
Registry Uniregistry has announced price changes for 16 of its extensions. Those price changes will be effective as from the 8th of September and will apply to new registrations, transfers and renewals.

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Monthly overview of industry events

We have a lot of industry events scheduled in the coming months. Grab the opportunity to meet us at one of the following events and discuss how Openprovider can help you grow.

Active promotions for customers with an active Membership plan

If you have not yet activated your Membership Plan, this is the perfect time
to do so. Log in to the Openprovider control panel and activate it!.
Extension Promo price Valid until
.casa $ 2.68 03/31/2017
.cooking, .horse, .social $ 10.18 03/31/2017
.fashion, .news, .reviews $ 7.68 03/31/2017
.fit, .garden, .yoga $ 5.18 03/31/2017
.in INR 230 03/31/2017
.mx $ 9.00 03/31/2017
.nu, .se SEK 1.79 03/31/2017
.sucks $ 2.17 03/31/2017
بازار- . (.xn--mgbab2bd, “bazaar”) $ 4.18 03/31/2017
.vote, .voto $ 6.68 04/30/2017
.lat $ 7.18 05/31/2017
.bio, .green, .organic $ 10.13 06/30/2017
.blue, .info, .kim, .mobi, .pet, .pink, .promo, .red $ 2.13 06/30/2017
.pro $ 3.13 06/30/2017
.shop $ 6.18 06/30/2017
.accountant, .bid, .cricket, .date, .download, .faith, .loan, .men, .party, .racing, .review, .science, .stream, .trade , .webcam, .win $ 0.57 12/31/2017
.eu and .ею € 1.75 12/31/2017
.frl € 5.15 12/31/2017
.gdn $ 0.58 12/31/2017
.me € 5.00 12/31/2017
.онлайн ('online') € 10.15 12/31/2017
.top CNY 7.90 12/31/2017
.xyz $ 1.00 12/31/2017
.公司 (.xn--55qx5d, 'business organisation')
.网络 (.xn--io0a7i, 'network')
CNY 32 12/31/2017
The promotional prices are valid only for new 1-year registrations and do not apply to multi-year registrations, transfers and renewals.
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Latest updates on the new gTLDs

Announced changes in launch schedules:
  • Donuts: has published its new launch schedule for .游戏 ('games'), .企业 ('enterprise'), .娱乐 ('entertainment') and .商店 ('shop/store'): the Early Access Program will start on the 15th of March 2017, the General Availability will start on the 22nd of March 2017.
  • .cam: has released almost all 2-letter domain names that were previously blocked.
  • .cam: will support the following IDN languages as from the 22nd of May 2017: Albanian, Armenian, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Latvian, Macedonia, Moldavian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Thai and Ukrainian.
  • Rightside: will support the following IDN languages as from the 29th of May 2017 across al its extensions: Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Cyrillic, Devangari, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Tamil and Thai.
General Availabilities:
  • 20 March: .vuelos ('flights' in Spanish)
  • 22 March: .hospital
  • 22 March: .游戏 ('games' in Chinese), .企业 ('enterprise' in Chinese), .娱乐 ('entertainment' in Chinese) and .商店 ('shop/store' in Chinese)
Early Access Programs:

All Donuts and Rightside General Availability have an Early Access Program (EAP) of 7 days. The EAP helps registrants immediately secure the domain names they’ve always wanted. Likewise, brand owners have an opportunity to obtain non-trademark domain names to help promote and protect brands, or register terms that dominate a market or industry.

  • 15 March: .hospital
  • 15 March: .游戏 ('games' in Chinese), .企业 ('enterprise' in Chinese), .娱乐 ('entertainment' in Chinese) and .商店 ('shop/store' in Chinese)
  • 27 March: .fun

More information about the EAP and why you should use it can be found in the blog.

Do you want to register your domains at cost price from now on?
Check the Membership Plans pages in your Openprovider control panel!

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