.CO Registry Announces the Global Launch of Asian Internationalized Domain Names

Launch of three languages to include Chinese, Korean and Japanese

15 APRIL 2013, MIAMI, FL
Summary
.CO Internet, the company behind one of today’s most successful global domain extensions has announced the launch of Asian Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in the .CO namespace. Over the past two and a half years, .CO has become the domain of choice for startups and entrepreneurs around the world – including an increasing number of non-English speakers. For this reason, .CO has begun offering .CO domain names in alternate languages including Icelandic, Danish, Finnish, among others.

Today, .CO Internet, the company behind one of today’s most successful global domain extensions has announced the launch of Asian Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in the .CO namespace. Over the past two and a half years, .CO has become the domain of choice for startups and entrepreneurs around the world – including an increasing number of non-English speakers. For this reason, .CO has begun offering .CO domain names in alternate languages including Icelandic, Danish, Finnish, among others.

“We’re happy to announce the launch of Asian IDNs,” said Crystal Peterson, Director of Global Sales & Channel Marketing, .CO Internet. “Today marks a milestone as it further extends our international reach and makes .CO domain names more available to startups, brands, businesses and individuals in an increasingly growing market.”

The launch includes the Chinese, Korean and Japanese languages.  All Asian IDN .CO domain names are available for general registration beginning today. 

Quotes
"“We’re happy to announce the launch of Asian IDNs. Today marks a milestone as it further extends our international reach and makes .CO domain names more available to startups, brands, businesses and individuals in an increasingly growing market.”" Crystal Peterson, Director of Global Sales & Channel Marketing, .CO
About .CO

.CO is the domain name of choice for innovators and entrepreneurs all over the world. Since launching in 2010, more than 1.6 million .CO domains have been registered by people and companies in more than 200 countries. From startups and small businesses to big brands and multinational corporations, .CO is where big ideas belong on the Web. For more information about .CO, please visit www.go.co or follow us on Twitter @dotCO.

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