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Registering a .mobi domain: check prices

By Mauricio Freitas, in , posted: 22-May-2006 13:01

As posted before, we are now in the "industry sunrise" registration period for .mobi domains. During this brief period, companies with telecommunications industry affiliations (including the New Zealand Wireless Data Forum) can register their trademarks as [trademark].mobi.

As part of the NZWDF and as a registered trademark holder (Geekzone®), I decided to take advantage of this offer.

The AsiaPacific company managing registrations is MelbournetIT, which in New Zealand runs Domainz. I was quoted AU$450 (US$340) for a 2-year registration. I found that I am not required to use MelbourneIT though, and since I already have a GoDaddy account, I went there to check the price.

Not surprising, the GoDaddy registration is US$200, which is a lot cheaper.

Go figure: the source of TLD is the same, the number of people registering during the period is limited and the same, so why this huge price difference?

Needless to say which one I used to register the domain. Here is a list of .mobi registrars available you can check.



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