agreement signed in China! To go LIVE soon has now been launched in China. 1.3 Billion people reside in China offering a great opportunity for .mobi as a domain to gain more traction with the world’s most populated country.

Dot Mobi have informed ‘OKOK’ that this was just a formal signing with CATR – the China Academy of Telecommunication Research.

(An internationalized domain name (IDN) is an Internet domain name that contains one or more non-ASCII characters.)

Already standard english words have been registered in China along with another 107 countries worldwide, in terms of the userbase for dot mobi domains.When goes LIVE in the coming weeks it will be interesting to view takeup, adoption and registration patterns.

Also different promotions by registrars, companies, mtld and Chinese authorities and commissions.


Trey Harvin (CEO of Dot Mobi/MTLD) and Zou Lixing (ASSISTANT DEAN from China academy of telecommunication research of MIIT)


dot mobi party

The ticker tape flies as Trey Harvin and other dignatories from MITT and other Government agencies associated with the internet celebrate in great style the  press conference and agreement signing!

As the sign above their heads say, “Opening  the new era of Chinese addressing over the mobile internet.”


On the 18th June 2009 the with Ministry of CATR industry and information department & the global top-level domain (. Mobi) management companies signed a strategic cooperation agreement. In accordance with the agreement, in the future, both sides will be able to receive  applications from business users for the world’s Chinese. Mobi. (Chinese IDN)

In fact, on June 19 last year, the Ministry of CATR  industry and information section, with the dotMobi company, signed a memorandum of cooperation. They made joint efforts to promote mobile Internet development in China. Today coincides with the first anniversary of the agreement betwwen the two sides. This launch for the Chinese name and address information utilizing the domain name is through joint co-operation with .Mobi and the Chinese authorities.

Registrations will be available for the new format mobile domains sometime over this summer (2009). We will of course keep you updated and give you the official date for the launch and if any premiums will be held back.


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