PlanetHoster receives ICANN accreditation for top-level domain (TLD) name registration - PlanetHoster becomes the first company in Quebec to earn this certification

LAVAL, QC, Sept. 21, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - PlanetHoster®, a company providing web hosting and other related services, announces today that it has successfully achieved ICANN certification. This certification enables the company to register top-level domain names such as .com, .net, .org, etc. PlanetHoster is the first company in Quebec to become ICANN accredited.

PlanetHoster will offer very competitive rates and better protection for high value domain names, as well as direct contact with authorities in the event of dispute. Over the past months, the company has developed a state-of-the-art system in order to provide individuals, businesses and governmental institutions with top-quality web services. "PlanetHoster is a web hosting leader in the Canadian and European market, and we take great pleasure in supporting Quebecers with our expertise," stated Mina Shenouda, COO of PlanetHoster.

About PlanetHoster Inc.

PlanetHoster provides web hosting, domain name registration, SSL certificate sale and other web-related services. The company has its own redundant computer network and serves more than 40,000 customers using its hybrid cloud infrastructure distributed over its facilities in Montreal, Canada and Paris, France. PlanetHoster's Anycast DNS and anti-DDOS serve more than 100,000 websites throughout North America and Europe. The ICANN accreditation is in addition to those already granted by CIRA, Afnic, DNSbe, DNSlu, EURid and SWITCH. The company specializes in turn-key solutions and rely on an experienced team of web hosting professionals dedicated to providing top-quality services to their customers.


An international non-profit organization responsible for the management of assigned domain names and numbers. It acts as one of internet's regulatory authorities. ICANN is responsible for issuing certification authorizing registrars to submit applications for top-level registries (e.g.: Afilias, Neustar, Verisign, etc.).


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For further information: Media Contact: PlanetHoster - Guillaume Renault, Office: 514-360-1802,


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