(Gawkwire.com) 000Domains, a provider of domains, hosting and other Internet services, is now offering pre-registration for the new .CO domain.
.CO is a new extension that offers businesses more options with an international and business-focused domain name. Recognized worldwide as the abbreviation for "company", .CO is an excellent choice for both trademark holders and those who are looking for an alternative to a .COM.
000Domains is one of the few companies that accepts .CO registrations during all stages of availability. Pre-registration is happening immediately at 000Domains. Stages include:
Stage 1, Local Sunrise – Colombian Trademark Holders: April 1st – 20th. Applicants must hold a trademark registered by the Colombian Trademark Office on or before July 30, 2008.
Stage 2, Global Sunrise – Other Trademark Holders: April 26th – June 10th. Applicants must hold a trademark registered with national effect on or before July 30, 2008.
Stage 3, LandRush: June 21st – July 13th. No restrictions, domains available ahead of those sold in General Availability.
Stage 4, General Availability: July 20th onward.