Instra Links ENUM Convergence to .tel Domain

Telnic logoInstra banner logoInstra Corporation, a global domain provider, is prepared to accept pre-registration of the new communications-focused .tel top level domain (TLD) worldwide commencing in December 2008.

The .tel enables the owner to store, update and publish contact information, web links and keywords directly on the Internet under a unique domain name. Simple, fast and accessible from any device, .tel provides a new Internet standard for businesses and individuals to take full control over how and where people reach them.

“Instra acknowledges the importance and the potential impact of live directory services via the Internet as one of the pioneer registrars of .tel. This is the next step for the convergence of telephone services and the Internet,” said Tony Lentino, CEO of Instra. “The .tel namespace also complements Instra’s upcoming PhNUM offering, where users can easily obtain and manage business communications via ENUM convergence technologies.” Instra endeavors to inform its corporate clients about the importance and benefits of .tel.

Justin Hayward, Communications Director at Telnic Limited, the registry operator for .tel, added: “We’re delighted to add world-class registrars like Instra Corporation to the growing number of organizations that are realizing the potential impact that the .tel will have on Internet-based communications and directory services. The ease of use and rich functionality of the .tel publishing platform will open up new markets and opportunities for developers, customers and Instra.”

Chloe Li, spokesperson for Instra Corporation, is pleased to announce, “Instra is currently working with Telnic to market .tel on a global scale. We will start accepting .tel applications from customers around the world in due course.”

Instra Corporation is an international registrar and provides an extensive range of over 200 country code Top Level Domain name extensions acrossEurope, America, and theAsia Pacific regions.

About Instra Corporation

Instra Corporation is a worldwide player in the Domain Name and ENUM industry, with its head office inMelbourne, and sub-branches across America, Europe, andAsia. Instra Corporation is a pioneer of developing convergence technologies for local presence services.

For more information about Instra, please visit: www.instra.com

For Media Enquiries, please contact: Chloe Li – media@instra.com

About Telnic Limited

Founded in 2000, Telnic Limited is the UK-based Registry Operator and Sponsoring Organization for the new .tel sponsored top level domain (sTLD). For more information regarding the .tel domain or Telnic Limited, please visit telnic.org.