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Netfirms Announces .TEL Domain Name Landrush and Special VIP Pricing

February 4, 2009; 03:10 AM

Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 3, 2009 -- Netfirms, Inc., (, one of the world's largest web hosting companies announced today the Landrush launch of the new .TEL domain name. Starting today .tel domain name registrations are open to the public. Companies and individuals worldwide can register all lof their new .tel domain names on a first come, first served basis.

"Plenty of great high quality .tel domain names are still available," says Thomas Savundra, President & CEO of Netfirms Inc., "This is ground level opportunity to register potentially valuable .tel domain names."

A .tel domain provides organizations of all sizes a named listing with all contact information in a global directory, accessible from all devices connected to the Internet. Customers can then search for and find up-to-date contact information quickly, at little or no cost to them, connecting with .tel owners dynamically. The .TEL uses DNS in an innovative way to store all types of contact information, location records and keywords, not host IP addresses. So now you can act to create the ultimate online business directory, all all your business e-mail addresses, address, fax numbers, phone numbers, networks, websites, instant messenger information and more are instantly made live over mobile or computer browsers, .TEL information is automatically formatted to display on any device that accesses them.

Landrush opens at 15:00 GMT on 3 February 2009 and closes at 23:59 GMT on 23 March 2009. With the .TEL domain being billed as the biggest innovation since the release of .COM domains, Netfirms expects significant demand during the Landrush period.

Register your .tel domain with Netfirms during the Landrush for USD$349 (includes initial 3yr term) to Get your .TEL domain Now! - CLICK HERE

"Netfirms is an experienced registrar and we're pleased that they've joined the launch at this time to help secure their .TEL domains for their customers. With the additional benefits that .TEL domains provide without further investment, businesses are realizing that .TEL is the future of branded communications," said Justin Hayward, Communications Director, Telnic Limited

About Telnic Limited:
Founded in 2000, Telnic Limited is the Registry Operator and Sponsoring Organization for the new .TEL sponsored top level domain (sTLD). The new .TEL will launch to trademark holders on December 3, 2008 and everyone else on February 3, 2009.

About Netfirms:
Founded in 1998, Netfirms Inc., provides web hosting solutions, domain name registration and Web 2.0 technology to successful small and medium sized businesses, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals worldwide. Netfirms hosts over 1,000,000 websites and has offices in the U.S. and Canada.

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