Tucows Reduces Wholesale Domain Name Pricing



    New Cost Structure Transparency and Free Domain Services

    TORONTO, Aug. 7 /CNW/ - Tucows Inc. (AMEX:  TCX, TSX:TC) announced today
that, effective immediately, it has reduced its list price for wholesale
domain name registrations. Additionally, the cost breakdown of a domain name
is now transparent to customers, revealing Registry and ICANN fees as well as
the Tucows management fee. This new pricing structure will provide increased
visibility for wholesale domain customers ahead of the announced October 2007
Registry domain name price increases.

    New Tucows Wholesale Domain List Pricing:

    
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                                        .com    .net    .org   .info    .biz
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    Registry Fee                       $6.00   $4.25   $6.00   $5.75   $5.30
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    ICANN Fee                          $0.20   $0.20   $0.20   $0.20   $0.20
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    Tucows Management Fee              $3.00   $3.00   $3.00   $3.00   $3.00
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    

    The management fee provides Tucows wholesale domains customers with
access to a domain name suggestion tool powered by DomainsBot, a 50% share of
net domain parking advertising revenues, and the ability to sell domains from
a portfolio of hundreds of thousands of premium domain names from the domain
aftermarket. Beginning September 1, WHOIS Privacy and Managed DNS will be
included with each domain name purchase at no charge. Tucows wholesale domain
customers also get access to a library of APIs and web-based tools for
provisioning and management of domains along with Tier II technical support.
    "Domain registration is an entry point for our wholesale services and we
have made a significant investment in this part of our business to ensure that
we continue to provide value to our customers," said Elliot Noss, President
and CEO. "With our price drop and new pricing model, we have given our
customers a competitive domains package and more visibility into the various
fees that make up the cost of a domain name."
    Tucows, an ICANN-accredited registrar since 1999, is the world's largest
wholesale registrar with over seven million domain names under management.
Tucows has always championed the rights of domain name registrants and
advocated for our wholesale customers. As the first wholesale domain name
registrar, Tucows' reputation is built on providing exceptional value to
customers while respecting the service provider's relationship with their end
users.
    "We've been committed to providing transparency regarding ICANN fees to
our wholesale customers since 2004," said Adam Eisner, Product Manager,
Domains. "In fact, we lowered the ICANN fee charged to our wholesale customers
twice since March 2007. Today, not only have we reduced our prices, we're
providing transparency into the cost of a domain name. Our domain name package
provides domain purchasers with free WHOIS privacy and Managed DNS and, for
our wholesale customer, it provides enhanced search tools like Name Suggestion
and Premium Domains."

    About Tucows

    Tucows is the largest Internet services provider for hosting companies
and ISPs. Through our network of over 7,000 service providers around the world
we provide billing solutions, millions of email boxes and manage over
seven million domains. Tucows is an accredited registrar with ICANN (the
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). Tucows remains one of
the most popular software download sites on the Internet. For more information
please visit: http://about.tucows.com.

    This release may contain forward-looking statements, relating to the
Company's operations or to the environment in which it operates, which are
based on Tucows Inc.'s operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. These
statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to
important risks, uncertainties and assumptions concerning future conditions
that may ultimately prove to be inaccurate or differ materially from actual
future events or results. A number of important factors could cause actual
outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in these
forward-looking statements. Consequently, investors should not place undue
reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are based on Tucows Inc.'s
current expectations, estimates, projections, beliefs and assumptions. These
forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this presentation and
are based upon the information available to Tucows Inc. at this time. Tucows
Inc. disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

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For further information:

For further information: Leona Hobbs, Director of Communication, Tucows,
(416) 538-5450, lhobbs@tucows.com, http://about.tucows.com

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