The .tv Corporation Celebrates One Year of Success at NAB; Launched Last Year, the Domain Name Registry Has Much to Brag About

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from The .tv Corporation

    LAS VEGAS, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The .tv
 Corporation (www.tv), a leading global provider of Web identity services and
 the exclusive worldwide source for Web addresses ending in .tv, is celebrating
 its one-year anniversary this week at the National Association of Broadcasters
 (NAB) Show in Las Vegas.
     Since the domain name registry launched last April, The .tv Corporation
 has grown to become one of the leading top-level domain extensions in the
 world.  The registry recently surpassed a milestone of over 350,000 domain
 names sold in over 120 countries.  Recent partnerships with global registrars
 who make-up 75% of domain sales worldwide has contributed to making the .tv
 extension the fastest selling domain name in internet history.
     The broadcast and entertainment industries were early adopters of the .tv
 extension, which has since gained global acceptance as the domain to have for
 rich, engaging websites that offer the next generation of online experiences.
 The .tv domain name has now become prevalent throughout various vertical
 markets such as sports, retail, real estate and publishing.
     "I am very pleased with how far we've come in only one year, and even more
 excited about where we're going," said Lou Kerner, chief executive officer of
 The .tv Corp.  "We first introduced ourselves to the broadcasting community,
 but our appeal has grown to a worldwide audience of Internet users seeking to
 visit and build the most exciting Web sites.  Our continued growth is
 extremely encouraging, and we're committed to providing the world's premiere
 domain addresses for a long time to come."
     .tv is the fastest growing top-level domain extension in Internet history
 -- a clear indication of the growing demand for the .tv domain.  A small
 sample of leading organizations from around the globe that have adopted the
 .tv domain name include Sega of America, Columbia TriStar International
 Television, The Economist, Taylor Made Golf, QXL, Billabong, Zee TV, TVB
 Online, Carsey-Werner Company, Major League Baseball, Integrated Device
 Technology, Inc. and over 200 leading broadcasters from around the globe,
 including the BBC, PAX TV, TV Norge, Granada Sky, British Telecom, Antena3,
 Globo and affiliates of all the major US broadcasting networks.
 
     About The .tv Corporation
     The .tv Corporation (www.tv) is a leading global provider of Web identity
 services and the exclusive worldwide source for web addresses ending in .tv.
 The company provides domain name registration services and a suite of value-
 added products and services that enable customers to establish unique web
 identities.  The company created this premier top-level domain so that
 companies, organizations and individuals can create the Internet brands and
 identities of the future.  Inquiries can be made at the company's Web site,
 www.tv.
 
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    LAS VEGAS, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The .tv
 Corporation (www.tv), a leading global provider of Web identity services and
 the exclusive worldwide source for Web addresses ending in .tv, is celebrating
 its one-year anniversary this week at the National Association of Broadcasters
 (NAB) Show in Las Vegas.
     Since the domain name registry launched last April, The .tv Corporation
 has grown to become one of the leading top-level domain extensions in the
 world.  The registry recently surpassed a milestone of over 350,000 domain
 names sold in over 120 countries.  Recent partnerships with global registrars
 who make-up 75% of domain sales worldwide has contributed to making the .tv
 extension the fastest selling domain name in internet history.
     The broadcast and entertainment industries were early adopters of the .tv
 extension, which has since gained global acceptance as the domain to have for
 rich, engaging websites that offer the next generation of online experiences.
 The .tv domain name has now become prevalent throughout various vertical
 markets such as sports, retail, real estate and publishing.
     "I am very pleased with how far we've come in only one year, and even more
 excited about where we're going," said Lou Kerner, chief executive officer of
 The .tv Corp.  "We first introduced ourselves to the broadcasting community,
 but our appeal has grown to a worldwide audience of Internet users seeking to
 visit and build the most exciting Web sites.  Our continued growth is
 extremely encouraging, and we're committed to providing the world's premiere
 domain addresses for a long time to come."
     .tv is the fastest growing top-level domain extension in Internet history
 -- a clear indication of the growing demand for the .tv domain.  A small
 sample of leading organizations from around the globe that have adopted the
 .tv domain name include Sega of America, Columbia TriStar International
 Television, The Economist, Taylor Made Golf, QXL, Billabong, Zee TV, TVB
 Online, Carsey-Werner Company, Major League Baseball, Integrated Device
 Technology, Inc. and over 200 leading broadcasters from around the globe,
 including the BBC, PAX TV, TV Norge, Granada Sky, British Telecom, Antena3,
 Globo and affiliates of all the major US broadcasting networks.
 
     About The .tv Corporation
     The .tv Corporation (www.tv) is a leading global provider of Web identity
 services and the exclusive worldwide source for web addresses ending in .tv.
 The company provides domain name registration services and a suite of value-
 added products and services that enable customers to establish unique web
 identities.  The company created this premier top-level domain so that
 companies, organizations and individuals can create the Internet brands and
 identities of the future.  Inquiries can be made at the company's Web site,
 www.tv.
 
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