New .tel domain names now on sale
Thursday, December 4, 2008/
The next top level domain registrations have finally gone on sale, with registry operator Telnic now offering “.tel” domains.
From now until 2 February, Telnic says that “trademark owners can register .tel domains for their brands and company names, providing them with a ‘live’ comprehensive listing in the first global, mobile-optimised online directory”.
Chief executive Khashavar Mahdavi says: “The launch of .tel represents the most significant innovation in the domain name system since the advent of .com.”
“Essentially, the tel offers businesses of all sizes a fast, efficient, adaptable and intelligent service that will let customers interact with them in any way they want. Anyone that wants to communicate better with their customers should purchase a .tel.”
Over 120 registrars from 29 countries have already signed up for “.tel” domains.