Escher to join UPU’s .post group
Escher Group has been formally elected to join the .post group at the Universal Postal Union (UPU). .post is the UPU’s sponsored top-level domain for the postal sector. .post intends to link the physical and digital worlds, creating a secure platform that enables postal e-services to be delivered to all citizens and businesses.
The members of the .post group at the UPU invited Escher to participate in the development of this sponsored top level domain (sTLD) in recognition of the significant position Escher holds within the postal technology community.
Available exclusively for the postal sector, the sTLD is a secure and trusted electronic infrastructure on the internet designed to serve the needs of the global postal community in cyberspace. .post will immediately identify legitimate postal services and avoid confusion for individuals, businesses and stakeholders.
Liam Church, Escher’s CEO, said: “We are delighted to be selected to join the .post group and look forward to assisting the UPU in bringing new technological and digital capabilities to the global postal community.”
Paul Donohoe, UPU E-Postal Services & E-Commerce Programme Manager, commented: “The UPU is pleased to welcome Escher as an Associate Member of the .post group. Escher brings a wealth of experience in the delivery of digital services projects and we are sure they will contribute significantly to the further development of the .post platform.”