USA.tv sold for 125K

Discussion in 'Dot .TV Discussion' started by donnied79, Dec 23, 2015.

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  1. TheBaldOne

    TheBaldOne Active Member VIP

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    @HeyNow - Perhaps this link, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syco, will 'educate' you as to who the buyer is and whether they (and their lawyers) understand exactly the legal situation with regard to .TV domain names. My betting is that they understand it a lot better than either you or I, and we have both been in the domaining business for 10+ years. ;)
     
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  2. HeyNow

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    Yes, and when they are leased from third-world countries, like Tuvalu or Columbia, then the stability of that TLD is only as good as the stability of the country for which it was assigned.
     
  3. garptrader

    garptrader Active Member VIP

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    It is true that five and six-figure .TV sales are not as common as the diehard .TV fans proclaim but I can say personally my highest .TV sale of 2015 was a .TV and the only 2015 offer over low $XXX which I rejected was an offer for a .TV (very low $XXXX).
     
  4. Ammudamus

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    Leonard,
    I think the conversation about .TV being suppressed is completely false. I have seen the same repeated conversation for years and its simply not true. .TV has healthy sales, reported or not.

    A
     
  5. Ammudamus

    Ammudamus Top Member VIP

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    Shows up in DN Journal, which is great news!

    A
     
  6. donnied79

    donnied79 Active Member VIP

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    2nd ccTld reported sale of 2015.
    Not bad for a sinking island.
     
  7. claudedauman

    claudedauman Active Member VIP

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    Congratulations Donnie! I think I know who the buyer was. USA TV now redirects to the twitter account of a very distinguished gentleman.
     
  8. Cate.tv

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    It be Simon Colwell :)
     
  9. dnbrokership

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    WOW! I wonder what my AEG.tv is worth?
     
  10. NIKHIL85252

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    congo bro!!!hope my usa.care gets buyer.
     
  11. AEProgram

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    The likes in your post now has more words than your post itself!

    CONGRATS
     
  12. SKG

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    Congrats! Great sale on USA.tv
     
  13. gorilla_bob

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    Hello,

    Did this deal fall through? I see usa.tv pointed to a uniregistry sales page right now.

    If I'm not mistaken, Simon wouldn't know what Uniregistry is so not sure he would be using this platform to sell his domain.

    So my guess is that the domain is now owned by a domain investor.

    Bob
     
  14. donnied79

    donnied79 Active Member VIP

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    Hello Bob,
    domain was sold under NDA but I've never said the buyer was Simon. Due to the agreement I have I can't add more.
    Ale.
     
  15. gorilla_bob

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  16. GoneWalkabout

    GoneWalkabout Active Member VIP

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    It's a shame that the buyer wasn't Simon Cowell - that made for an interesting idea.

    The upside to this is that we now have some evidence that this sale was to a domainer - so obviously there are some people out there who believe that the likes of Simon Cowell would be prepared to pay even more than the verified figure of $125,000 they shelled out.

    That is, in many ways, even more amazing.

    As a final note, as the owner of US.tv - which I consider to be the prettier cousin of USA.tv - I would like to declare I am about to put the name up for sale should anyone feel left out.

    Whoever bought the name - the fact remains that donnied79 got one hell of a lot of cash for a nights work acquiring the name in March 2010.
     
  17. RamBabuSEO

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    Congrats Donnie
     

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