- Under this joint deal, Virtualname will be responsible for marketing new Famous Four Media generic Top Level Domains (TLD) portfolio that will be launched early in 2014.
- FFM’s new generic Top Level Domains (TLD) include some of the most exciting domain name extensions in the industry, such as .DOWNLOAD, .DATE, .MEN and .WEBCAM.
- ICANN’s new program will means step-change in the way organizations, entities and end-users register domains, represent themselves on the Internet, strengthen their online identity or execute online marketing strategies
October 2013 – Famous Four Media (FFM) and Virtualname today announced a strategic partnership to jointly provide, develop, market and distribution the FFM’s generic Top Level Domain portfolio. The new suffixes are part of ICANN’s new generic TLD program, with thousands of new suffixes being launched as an alternative to the current .COM, .ORG and .NET. The new generic Top Level Domains (TLD) program aims to link a domain name extension to the type of online activity, geographic location, language or online interest of the user and opens a myriad of new online opportunities; improving the way individuals, groups and corporations interact online and the web address from which they locate or disseminate relevant information.
With an initial launch of 12 uncontested generic Top Level Domains (TLD), Famous Four Media manages some of the most exciting domain name suffixes available, such as .download, .date, .men or .webcam. With this agreement, Virtualname will develop technical and marketing initiatives to bring their customers and the Spanish and LatAm markets the most relevant web addresses, increase their online businesses and raising the profile of their internet presence.
This partnership will benefit all type of Internet users –corporate, groups, clubs, educational establishments and individuals- bringing relevant and intuitive naming options to those frustrated by the lack of availability of saturated .COM, .NET or .ORG domains. New generic Top Level Domains (TLD) provide clear benefits online and also improve Internet visibility, increase online business opportunities, strengthen Internet identity and open new landscapes in the internet “naming space”.
“The launch of the next generation of web addresses represents the largest innovation in the Internet namespace since its inception. We are delighted to welcome Virtualname to our Registrar ecosystem and have them participate in this revolution of the Internet,” said Andy Churley, Chief Marketing Officer, Famous Four Media.
“Famous Four Media’s unique and exciting generic Top Level Domains (TLD) will support and enhance our customers’ online initiatives with a complete portfolio of highly relevant web addresses to increase local and global visibility. Famous Four Media’s new gTLDs answer the growing demand from our customers for relevant web addresses, ” said Guillermo Morera, President and Managing Director, Virtualnames.