NEW YORK, May 5 /CNW/ - The World Technology Network (WTN -
http://www.wtn.net) announced today that Telnic Limited
(http://www.telnic.org), the registry operator for the new
communications-focused top level domain .tel, has been selected as a nominee
for a 2009 World Technology Award in the Communications Technology category.
The World Technology Awards are presented by the WTN, in association with TIME
magazine, Fortune magazine, and Science magazine, amongst others.
James P. Clark, founder and Chairman of the World Technology Network,
said: "The World Technology Awards program is both a very inspiring way to
identify and honor the most innovative people and organizations in the
technology world as well as to identify those who will formally join them as
part of our global community. By working to make useful connections among our
members, we look forward to assisting Telnic continue to help create our
collective future and change our world."
Khashayar Mahdavi, CEO of Telnic Limited said: "We are delighted that we
have been nominated for these awards so shortly after our public launch.
Recognition from the WTN that .tel is both innovative and successful would be
a fitting tribute to the work that has been invested in developing this
technology over the past eight years."
This year's World Technology Awards ceremony will cap the 2009 World
Technology Summit, which has as its theme "How to Save the Future", taking
place on the 15th and 16th of July at the TIME Conference Center in the
historic TIME & Life Building in New York City.
About The World Technology Network
The World Technology Network is a New York-headquartered organization
that was created to "encourage serendipity" - happy accidents - amongst those
individuals and companies deemed by their peers to be the most innovative in
the science and technology world. For more information on the World Technology
Network, World Technology Awards and World Technology Summit, please visit
this website: http://www.wtn.net
About Telnic Limited
Founded in 2000, Telnic Limited is the registry operator and sponsoring
organisation for the new communications-focused top level domain .tel, which
is now in general availability. Further information about Telnic and .tel can
be found at http://telnic.org and contact information can be found under
For further information:
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New York, Tel: (212) 819-4844, Email: email@example.com