Saturday, September 10, 2011

InternetX Offering Pre-registration of new gTLD Domain names

German registrar InternetX is the latest entrant offering per-registration of newTLDs.The registrars offers regitration for the following proposed new gTLDs :
 .AFRICA .BAYERN .BERLIN .BIKE .BOARD .ECO .FILM .FLORIDA .FREE .GAY .GMBH
.GREEN .HAMBURG .HOTEL .LOVE .MED .MUSIC .NYC .REISE .SHOP .SPORT .WEB

Another German Registrar, United Domains, has been offering pre-registration of newTLDs for the last few months and so far has pre-registered over 390,000 Domain names showing there is considerable interest in the new gTLDs amongst web users.

Of interest to Africa, some 3000 names have been pre-registered for DotAfrica which will be a domain name for Africa. InternetX also offers pre-registration of .africa names on its website.