|May 3, 2003
Los Angeles -
Today DreamHost Web Hosting proudly announces a partnership with LA Names Corporation, Ltd., the new LANIC-authorized registry for the .LA top-level domain.
Under the terms of the agreement, DreamHost will assume responsibility for developing and administering the day to day operations of the .LA registrar website and technical support for .LA domain registrants. .LA domain registrants will also be given an easy upgrade path to purchase optional yet affordable email hosting or full-fledged web hosting to use with their .LA domain name through DreamHost's established hosting platform.
"We're very excited to be able to offer such a unique service to the residents of Los Angeles, and have no doubt that they'll find value in this new and exciting top level domain," says Josh Jones, CEO, DreamHost. "Having been ICANN-accredited ourselves has shown us what it takes to provide reliable domain registration solutions on a global scale. This partnership strengthens DreamHost's position as a premier web hosting and domain registration provider."
Raedene McGary, CEO of LA Names, proclaimed the day to be "an important honor for the many residents and businesses of Los Angeles as the world's first city with its own unique internet address."
Immediate registration of .LA domain names is now available during the registry's 'sunrise period' at http://www.la/. The .LA registry itself will be made active June 9th, 2003.
About LA Names Corporation, Ltd.
LA Names Corporation has been granted responsibility for operating the .LA top level domain by the Government of Laos. Based in Guernsey, LA Names is committed to spreading awareness of the .LA TLD to the residents of Los Angeles, and to the world at large.
For more information, please visit http://www.la/.
DreamHost provides web hosting, dedicated server and domain name registration services to more than 50,000 domains worldwide. The company offers customized service plans for hobbyists, entertainers, creative professionals and small businesses. All DreamHost plans feature a customizable web panel, which gives customers unsurpassed personalization and manageability of their data.
For more information, please visit http://www.dreamhost.com/.
Last updated: Jun 04, 2003.