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VeriSign and eNom Announce Continued Support for .TV Top Level Domain (TLD)

November 28
01:33 2008

Hosting NewsBELLEVUE, Washington – eNom, Inc.®, the largest ICANN accredited wholesale domain registrar, announced today the renewal of their Domain Name Services Agreement with VeriSign, the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, under which eNom serves as the registrar for premium .tv domain names. Under the renewed agreement, both companies have reinforced their commitment to building the .tv brand as the premier destination for video and rich media content on the Internet.

According to VeriSign, the .tv domain has experienced annual growth of over 60 percent for the .tv base and a doubling of new .tv domain name registrations.

“We are very excited about extending our relationship with VeriSign on .tv. We are generating a lot of momentum around branding .tv as the destination site for rich media,” said Chris Sheridan, vice president of sales for eNom. “With VeriSign’s continued branding efforts, our eNom Resellers should be well positioned to participate in the continued positive growth of this popular extension.”

As a part of this relationship, eNom.com will work on promoting the .tv brand through various channels, including:

* Exclusively offering 50,000+ available premium .tv domain names at www.eNomCentral.com. More than 7,000 premium .tv names are currently registered—a 40 percent increase in premium .tv sales this past year.

* Educating and increasing the adoption of the .tv brand through Demand Media’s web family, including the eNom’s reseller channel, BulkRegister.com, www.eNomCentral.com and ChannelMe.TV.

* Introducing special price incentives to the eNom Reseller network.

* Conducting case studies on the most successful and highest profile .tv domain name holders, who are creatively using their web sites in new and exciting ways to engage, entertain, get heard and create new revenue streams for their businesses.

“VeriSign has long believed that .tv is a global brand which everyone understands to mean television and video on the web,” said Jill McNabb, director of naming services at VeriSign. “eNom and its parent company, Demand Media, have been crucial in building the .tv brand by sharing their channel sales and social media expertise to help us communicate this message with its family of resellers and the general consumer marketplace.”

About eNom
eNom (www.enom.com) is an ICANN accredited registrar offering world-class Internet domain name services at competitive prices. In business since 1997, eNom specializes in domain name registration and related services, and is the #1 reseller registrar, according to Name Intelligence®, with the largest and most active distribution network in the domain industry. eNom currently ranks as the second largest domain name registrar worldwide with over 11 million names on its platform.

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