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  • 27Mar

    MySpace to also start selling .tel

    SINGAPORE, 26 March, 2009: Telnic Limited (, the registry operator of the new .tel top level domain, has announced the General Availability of domains for all businesses. From today, large and small businesses can register and begin using their own .tel domain, opening up new communication channels with customers and making themselves more accessible online.

    Commenting on the general availability, Khashayar Mahdavi, CEO of Telnic said: “The launch of .tel represents the most significant innovation for the internet since .com. With prices ranging from Read more…


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  • 11Mar

    SINGAPORE - 10th March, 2009: Telnic today announced that it had achieved a milestone in the delivery of a new Internet service, with tens of thousands of .tel domains going ‘live’ today, creating the world’s first global directory.

    The registry operator for the new .tel domains, which provide individuals and businesses with a unique way of sharing all types of contact information with any device connected to the Internet, successfully launched its new service.

    “This is a momentous day for the company as eight years of development has come to fruition,” said Henri Asseily, CTO and Chief Strategist at Telnic. “We’re delighted to Read more…


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  • 05Feb

    SingaporeTelnic Limited, the Registry Operator for the new .tel top level domain (TLD) has announced that Landrush – the period when Singaporeans can purchase any available .tel domain name with no auctions and no extensive reserve list – is now open.

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  • 03Dec

    Webless web innovation drives new way to communicate

    Singapore, 3 December, 2008: Telnic (, the registry operator of the new .tel top level domain, today began accepting applications for trademarks from businesses and organizations worldwide.  From today until February 2nd, trademark owners can register .tel domains for their brands and company names, providing them with a ‘live’ comprehensive listing in the first global, mobile-optimized online directory.

    Commenting on the commencement on the Sunrise period, Khashayar Mahdavi, CEO of Telnic said: “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.”

    Trademark holders can register a .tel domain through a network of ICANN-accredited registrars on a first-come, first-served basis over 29 countries worldwide in all major territories.  Over 120 registrars worldwide spanning 29 countries have already signed up to work with Telnic and new registrars are becoming active on a daily basis.

    Amongst Sunrise registrars, expectations for .tel are positive. Nick Wood, Managing Director of UK registrar Com Laude said:  “Telnic has embarked on this Sunrise period to give brand owners around the world the opportunity to secure their .tel domain ahead of the general public.  .tel is very innovative and offers brand owners a new way of communicating with customers and we hope that companies take advantage of this opportunity to register their domain.  Based on the level of interest we’re already seeing, we believe .tel is going to be very popular with brand owners.”


    Note to editors

    The .tel is a new top level domain that provides a communications hub for centralizing and publicizing contact, location and marketing information.  A .tel domain provides organizations with a branded domain, accessible from any device connected to the internet, in which they can structure unlimited amounts and types of contact information, stored as data, not web content.  Customers can then search and find dynamic, up-to-date contact information efficiently, with click to communicate connectivity.  .tel domains are also search engine optimized through the structured nature of the information stored in the domain and additional support for storing multi-lingual keywords at every level of the domain.  All of this is provided without any further investment over and above cost of purchasing the domain name, such as website building and maintenance, web hosting or other services normally associated with domain name hosting.  It also requires no technical skill to set up, being managed by a simple dashboard.

    About Telnic Limited

    Founded in 2000, Telnic Limited is the UK-based Registry Operator and Sponsoring Organization for the new .tel sponsored top level domain (sTLD).  For more information regarding the .tel domain or Telnic Limited, please visit  .tel will launch to trademark holders on December 3, 2008 and everyone else on February 3, 2009.


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