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ICANN-REGISTRAR: Free pre-registration of mobi-domains

With four mobile phones purchased for every one personal computer, there are much more people whose main access point to the Internet is a mobile device.

For them there is a finally a solution: the mobi-domains. The mobi-domain provides the critical link between the mobile operator, Internet services and the users to make their mobile devices the Internet and communication tool of choice.

Mobi-Domain is the first and only top level domain dedicated to delivering the Internet to mobile devices like mobile phones, Blackberry, PDA and Smartphone. Mobi-Domains will revolutionise the use of the Internet on mobile devices.The mobi-domain is designed to guide mobile users to made-for-mobile Internet content.

The mobi-domains are backed by leading mobile operators, network and device manufacturers, and Internet content providers, including Ericsson, GSM Association, Hutchison 3, Microsoft, Nokia, Orascom Telecom, Samsung Electronics, Syniverse, T-Mobile, Telefonica Moviles, TIM and Vodafone. By this massive support from all parts of the mobile industry, the mobi-domain can guarantee that its standards are accepted.

Go to Emulator and enter your existing website. The emulator shows you, how user are seeing your existing website. Should you not be content with that, what you see, you should order a mobi-domain.

Existing Internet protocols and practices are designed for desktop PC-oriented services, not for mobile phones. Today, more and more people want to access the Internet from their mobile phones; however, there is a lack of mobile-friendly Internet sites, content and applications.

dotMobi Switch On! Guides provide design rules and best practices for sites and services associated with the mobi-domain; the guides contain mandatory rules and recommended best practices that ensure the highest levels of user friendliness when interacting with the domain and its services. The dotMobi Switch On! Guide for Web Developers is based on work performed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Mobile Web initiative. dotMobi played a key role in the creation of this document and is also a sponsor of the W3C Mobile Web initiative.

As the only registry with a guide for the design of mobile-friendly web sites, dotMobi is in a unique position to encourage the use of the guide so that end users can be confident of a consistent, reliable and enjoyable experience when accessing .mobi content and services.

The guides are designed for domain registrants of mobi-domains, since they are the owners of the .mobi Internet sites and services The guides can be applied to content and services hosted at any domain, but must be implemented for mobi-domains. Also, the guides are useful for tool vendors and solution providers whose products and services may utilize mobi-domains.

Mobi-domains guides for web developers

The Dotmobi Parking Page Template provides a template to create a parking page on a mobi-domain - for use prior to the deployment of any unique content.

The file named index.html is the main parking page. It contains a logo (called logo.gif, and which defaults to 100px x 40px in size) and a CSS stylesheet. A selection of stylesheets are available, in a range of colours and styles.

The index.html file must be edited prior to deployment. Certain pieces of information should be replaced with actual values, specific to the deploying registrar or hosting company.

Download: Mobi Parking Page Templates

The website is packed with dozens of tools and hints to websites in order to develop and certificate a mobi-domain website.

Owners of mobi-domains will get at a free page analysis and Mobi Ready score. This report tests the mobile-readiness of a .mobi site using industry best practices and standards.

The price for a mobi-domain is 100 US-Dollar/2 years.

DotMobi makes available .mobi domain names with one and two alphanumeric characters, such as,, or

These short names are highly sought after by companies who to extend their brand with a brief, memorable web address. In a recent auction of numeric domains, names such as went for as much as $325,000. Numeric domains in particular are sought after because there is no translation needed among countries, making them extremely useful for global brand recognition.

dotMobi is one of the very few registries who have made one and two character names available. These newly available domains give brands an upper hand in supporting mobile phone users who do not want to type long URL addresses into their phone browser for viewing mobile content.

Plus, these domains can be used to reinforce brand loyalty. As examples, universities can use their acronyms to help students find school-related mobile content. U.S. state tourism boards could use their two-digital abbreviations for reaching travelers. Publicly traded companies might use their ticker symbols as domains that allow their stockholders to find current stock worth via their mobile phones.

�One and two character domains are the most valuable � and often most expensive � domains when available� said Trey Harvin, CEO of dotMobi. �Rather than selling these names, dotMobi is looking to provide these names to strong brands with high-quality mobile content. These short domains are highly memorable ways to reach mobile customers who are using the mobile Web in 2009 as never before. They also allow these companies to utilize dotMobi�s tools, resources, and marketing reach.�

Companies interested in one oder two character mobi-domains should contact us at


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