New York, NY (December 6, 2000) – Tucows Inc., the world’s leading wholesale domain name registrar through its Tucows OpenSRS registration service, today announced a holiday promotion that should contribute thousands of dollars to UNICEF.
Tucows will donate $1 to UNICEF for every 25 domain names registered, renewed or transferred by its customers in the month of December. Tucows’ customers include over 4,000 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Internet Service Providers, Web hosting companies, Domain Name Resellers and others, in over 100 countries around the world.
Founded in 1946 to meet the urgent needs of children in war-devastated Europe, UNICEF has become the leading international organization working for the survival, protection and development of all children worldwide through education, advocacy and fundraising.
Tucows’ customers include over 4,000 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Internet Service Providers, Web hosting companies, Domain Name Resellers and others, all over the world, including hundreds in China, Japan and Korea. With Tucows’ certification, this unique channel of resellers is now also ready and waiting to deliver multilingual domain names to its millions of end user customers worldwide.
“Tucows has had tremendous success this year and we’d like give something back. UNICEF has done such great work for so many kids around the world,” said Dave Keating, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Tucows Inc. “It’s a perfect choice for us in particular because it has a presence in so many of our customers’ markets.”
The fund-raising began today and will run through December 31, 2000.
Tucows is a leading distributor of e-business services and applications on the Internet. With a network of more than 4,000 Managed Service Providers (Internet Service Providers, Web hosting companies, Domain Name Resellers and others) in more than 100 countries around the world, we believe Tucows is the largest network of its kind. The Tucows site offers over 30,000 software titles in libraries located around the world, providing users with a fast local download. Tucows Inc. is an ICANN-accredited registrar. Tucows is the leading provider of wholesale domain name registrations and related services in the world. For more information, please visit: http://www.opensrs.org or http://partner.tucows.com or go to http://www.tucows.com and click on Partner Home.
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