Scottsdale, Arizona – (The Hosting News) – January 26, 2009 – Web hosting domain registrar, GoDaddy, has debuted the launch of the new .IN, to its long list of domain offerings, the official country code top level domain (ccTLD) for India, now available for use as a domain, by anyone interested.
According to Go Daddy, this isn’t the first time ccTLDs offered through Go Daddy have caught on beyond the country they represent. In January 2008, .ME – the country code of Montenegro – was introduced. In the last year, nearly 200,000 .ME domains have been registered for both personal and professional use.
Bob Parsons, Founder and CEO of Go Daddy remarked, ”Go Daddy is making it easy for anyone interested in using a specific country code to have all their domains in one place. For anyone looking for both low prices and world-class customer support, Go Daddy is the ‘in’ thing.”
The .IN Registry calls .IN ”a unique symbol of India and its role in the world.” Currently 60 million of India’s more than one billion residents are avid Internet users. Only three other countries on earth have more people online.
Go Daddy is a world leader when it comes to helping individuals and businesses build their online presence. Go Daddy is the world’s largest domain registrar, the No. 1 provider for new SSL Certificates and is the largest hosting provider in North America.
While other companies are suffering from harsh economic times, Go Daddy is continuing to thrive and venture into the international market. In July of last year, Go Daddy introduced its new subsidiary, Go Daddy Domains Canada, Inc., helping to better serve Canadian customers with the .CA domain extension.
The .IN extension is available to anyone interested in registering India’s top level domain. All .IN domains have a one-year minimum registration requirement.
GoDaddy is a provider of services designed to enable individuals and businesses to establish, maintain and evolve an online presence. GoDaddy provides a variety of domain name registration plans and web site design and hosting packages, as well as a broad array of on-demand services. These include products such as SSL Certificates, Domains by Proxy private registration, ecommerce web site hosting, blog templates and blog software, podcast packages and online photo hosting. The GoDaddy Group, Inc. has more than 28 million domain names under management. GoDaddy registers, renews or transfers a domain name every second. GoDaddy.com is the world’s No. 1 domain name registrar according to Name Intelligence, Inc. GoDaddy.com is also the largest paid hosting provider in the world, according to Netcraft Ltd. During 2007, The GoDaddy Group registered more than one-third of all domain names registered in the top six generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, including .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz and .mobi.
To find out more information about the India Internet Registration Authority, please visit: www.registry.in.
For more information about GoDaddy, please visit: www.godaddy.com.