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Go Daddy Launches Pre-Registration For .MX Domain Registration

June 10
09:07 2009

Web Host NewsSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Go Daddy, the world’s dominant Web hosting domain registrar, adds a little ‘spice of life’ to the Internet with its newest offering — .MX domains. The domain extension is available for pre-registration right now at!

.MX, the country code top level domain (ccTLD) of Mexico, was only offered to a few select institutions in the last two decades. Now, Mexico is offering the extension for use worldwide.

[swfobj src=”” width=”300/250″ class=”border: 1px solid grey;” align=”right”] Interest in .MX domain extensions is bound to be muy caliente! Consider this…According to Internet World Stats, the number of Spanish-speaking Internet users has grown 619 percent in the last eight years. Today, more than 130 million Spanish speakers use the Internet… making it one of the top three languages on the Web.

Go Daddy opened registration for sub-extension .COM.MX in May. Now, anyone who owned a sub-extension prior to March 1, 2009 can participate in pre-registration for a .MX domain.

Go Daddy is known for having industry-best personalized customer service. With bilingual customer care representatives already on staff and more being hired, Go Daddy is ready to serve the needs of interested takers — in both Spanish and English.

“We realize many of our customers will want a dot-MX domain,” said Go Daddy CEO and Founder Bob Parsons. “We plan to help them get it the same way we do everything at Go Daddy — easily and affordably.”

This current pre-registration — or Sunrise period — ends July 31. General registration — also known as Landrush — starts Sept. 1 on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

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About The Go Daddy Group, Inc.
Go Daddy is a leading provider of services that enable individuals and businesses to establish, maintain and evolve an online presence. Go Daddy 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 Go Daddy Group, Inc. has more than 35 million domain names under management. Go Daddy registers, renews or transfers a domain name every second. is the world’s No. 1 domain name registrar according to Name Intelligence, Inc. is also rated the world’s largest hostname provider according to Netcraft Ltd. During 2008, The Go Daddy Group registered more than one-third of all new domain names created in the top six generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, including .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz and .mobi.

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