News / February 2005

Denic Ensures 24×7 Registrar Support Services for .net by Teaming with Tucows

DENIC selects Tucows as exclusive partner for complementary North American registrar support, should the German registry be appointed the next .net registry by ICANN next month

FRANKFURT, February 4, 2005 – Tucows Inc. (OTCBB: TCOW) Internet domain registry DENIC eG, of Germany, today announced that it has joined with Canadian-based Internet services firm Tucows Inc. to ensure 24X7 support services for the .net registry, should DENIC be awarded the .net registry business by ICANN at the end of March. DENIC has selected Tucows as its exclusive provider of complementary .net registrar support services for the North American market. According to the Letter of Intent signed by both companies, Tucows plans to operate an English-language support facility in Toronto; while DENIC continues to manage its English/German-language support center in Frankfurt. Together, the two companies plan to provide round-the-clock support for .net registrars. Last month, DENIC submitted its proposal to ICANN to take over administration of the important .net Top Level Domain (TLD), which is currently up for competitive bid.
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