Who is Co.com LLC?
Co.com LLC is a global domain name registry that offers businesses, organizations and individuals, short, memorable and recognizable .co.com domain names through a worldwide distribution network of domain name registrars and resellers. co.com LLC is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and was founded in 2013 by three entrepreneurs with more than 40 years combined experience in the domain name industry.
Why register a .co.com domain name?
Many businesses prefer a domain name that ends in com but find it frustrating that most short, memorable .com domain names were taken long ago, and are only available at premium prices that can often run into thousands of dollars or more. The co.com registry makes short, distinct, and memorable domain names available at a fraction of the cost of a .com!
Who can register a .co.com domain?
The co.com Registry has an open registration policy, meaning that any company, organization or individual is eligible to register domain names like companyname.co.com, organization.co.com, or just about anything.co.com.
When will .co.com domain names become available?
Following is the current planned for the introduction of .co.com domains:
Sunrise Period: 30 day, first-come, first-serve for qualifying trademark holders:
February 24th – March 25th
Landrush Period: 90 day, first-come, first-serve open to all at Landrush Pricing:
April 8th – July 8th
General Availability: Ongoing first-come, first-serve registrations at standard pricing:
July 8th – ongoing
How do I register, modify, transfer and renew a .co.com domain?
Managing a .co.com domain name is easy by logging in to the console at your Registrar provider in the same way you manage any other domain name such as .com, .net, .co.uk, etc.
What is the anticipated demand for .co.com domains?
Demand is expected to be very strong. Sixty-one countries currently offer domain names ending in “.co.countrycode” such as .co.uk and .co.jp, with registrations for those extensions totaling over 11 million.
Each year tens of millions of new .com domains are registered. Despite the introduction of new gTLDs, demand for domains ending in .com will continue to be very strong into the foreseeable future.
What is the price of a .co.com domain?
Domain name Registrars will determine the retail pricing for .co.com domain names. Premium domain pricing for names will be set by co.com LLC, and will vary depending on the domain name.
Can I register a premium .co.com domain name?
In addition to the millions of domains you can hand register, premium .co.com domain names such as travel.co.com, tickets.co.com, wine.co.com, insurance.co.com and others are available by performing a search on our site or your favorite registrar site then clicking to purchase or make an offer.
What protections will co.com put in place to protect trademark holders?
co.com Registry will conduct a Sunrise period prior to Landrush to give trademark holders an opportunity to register domain names that are exact matches of their trademarks in the Trademark Clearinghouse database. Contact your existing Registrar to find out about registering a .co.com domain name during the Sunrise period. co.com Registry will also subscribe to the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) policies for resolving intellectual property disputes. The Acceptable Use Policy will not allow the use of a co.com domain for phishing, pharming or spamming, distribution of malware, or other malicious behavior.
Who is CentralNic and what is their role in .co.com?
co.com selected CentralNic to provide the registry technology services required to support .co.com. CentralNic (LSE: CNIC) is a leading provider of registry services to the global market for domain names and is headquartered in London, UK. The Company has developed a proprietary platform for powering and distributing domain names, and is the exclusive global distributor for domains using 55 different domain extensions.
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