Davos to Connect With the World Through Davos.tel

    - Location for World Economic Forum Now Easily Discoverable From any
      Internet-Connected Device

    NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /CNW/ - As the World Economic Forum (WEF) kicks off in
Switzerland talking about economic regeneration and the further bridging of
the digital divide, Telnic Limited (http://www.telnic.org), the registry
operator for the new .tel top level domain (TLD), announced that the host town
for the WEF is amongst many municipalities, towns and cities that are securing
their .tel domain names.
    Davos.tel, Davos-Kloisters.tel and Davos-Congress.tel will enable the
town and its amenities to be accessible from any device connected to the
internet, very quickly and at very low cost.
    "2009 will bring a revolution in the ability for organizations to be more
accessible to individuals online as the ease of publishing complex information
choices simply and affordably is achieved with the .tel," explained Khashayar
Mahdavi, CEO of Telnic Limited. "With one year to go to the deadline for the
Lisbon Agenda set by the WEF to enhance people's lives through technology,
.tel enables the ability to bring people and organizations together in a very
simple way."
    Other cities that have secured their .tel domains include Berlin,
Barcelona and Paris, to name a few, as well as several municipalities in
European regions. Perhaps the longest .tel request to be submitted so far was
also by the Confederacion Provincial de Empresarios de Santa Cruz de Tenerife,
applying for its eponymous domain.
    The Sunrise period which enables trademark owners to protect their
intellectual property ends on Monday 2nd February 2009, after which time
anyone can apply for any available .tel domain. For more information, please
visit http://www.telnic.org.

    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
http://www.telnic.org. .tel was launched to trademark holders on December 3,
2008 and will be launched to everyone else on February 3, 2009.

For further information:

For further information: Jennifer Taylor, Account Supervisor, Edelman,
New York, Tel: (212) 819-4867, Email: jennifer.taylor@edelman.com

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