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Moniker.Com Expands Domain Name Offering with .mobi


By Derek Iwasiuk
September 29, 2006, the first and only provider of Domain Asset Management™, today announced the launch of the .mobi "Land Rush" with thousands of successful reservations for its clients. The company also announced that it will add .mobi to its suite of domain name product offerings.

This new domain, which is being sponsored and supported by some of the largest mobile and Internet providers worldwide such as Ericsson, Google, GSM Association, Hutchison, Microsoft, Nokia, Orascom Telecom, Samsung Electronics, Syniverse, T-Mobile, Telefónica Móviles, TIM and Vodafone , is designed to establish a common format that is more easily viewable for people who wish to surf the Web with cell phones and other handheld internet devices.

"Mobile phone purchases are outweighing personal computer purchases four to one around the globe, proving the necessity of the .mobi domain," said Monte Cahn, Founder and CEO of "As the number of users who have Internet access on their mobile devices continues to increase, so does the opportunity for marketers to appeal to those consumers and establish their mobile brand presence."

Starting now through October 10, 2006, users can register their .mobi domains in the "land rush" period. During this time period, .mobi domains can be registered for only $34.99. During general registration, which begins October 11, 2006, domains will be offered for as low as $12.95 per year through the website.

Moniker is the first and only provider of Domain Asset Management™, a complete set of business services that provide companies a single-point-of-access to help manage and maximize the value of their domains. These services include name creation, registration, acquisition, portfolio management, appraisal and escrow services, traffic monetization and after-market sales -- all backed by unsurpassed customer service and security.

With more than a decade of experience, Moniker is a top 10 domain registrar, holds the industry's highest customer retention rate and generates the highest average price for aftermarket domain name sales.

Customers include savvy investors, Web entrepreneurs and forward-thinking global companies, including Nokia, AOL, Yahoo, the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, Lions Gate Films, Bank of America, Microsoft, Jupitermedia, Geosigns, Mainstream Advertising, Nokta,

Moniker, with headquarters in Pompano Beach, Florida, is an operating unit of Seevast Corporation, a company of marketing services firms that drive sales, build brands and leverage core assets for their clients.

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