Web host and domain registrar 1&1 Internet Ltd.
(1&1) has announced that it is offering "binding orders" on a number of upcoming gTLDs. 1&1 customers interested in acquiring new domains before the official registry launch in January 2014 will be able make "firm" registrations through the company. This means 1&1 customers will be in a good position to secure the domains they require when they become available.
The UK branch of German United Internet Group subsidiary 1&1 Internet AG, 1&1 Internet Ltd. is based in Slough, UK. The company was launched in 1988 and is recognized as a leading European web host and domain registrar. It runs more than 70,000 servers and manages a broad global customer base which include 12.5 million contracts. It also manages in excess of 19 million domain names. The company is committed to bringing new gTLDs to the British market and its latest offerings include .BIKE, .SINGLES, .HOLDINGS and .CLOTHING domains.
"1&1 continues to be at the forefront of this emerging domains market,” explained 1&1's CEO Hosting, Robert Hoffmann. “By having key Registry-Registrar agreements in place and fully supporting our customers through the process of selection and reservation, we have a key role to play in the creation of millions of web addresses worldwide. 1&1’s new gTLD customers are already benefiting from our global reach, decades of experience with domain launches, and our commitment to providing quality advice, and domain options at the best prices”.Do you know of any other companies bringing customers new domain names? Give us the details. Add your comments below.