Opens Pre-Registration for .CO Domains

( announces the opening of pre-registration for .CO domains. Expected to be the biggest domain name launch since the .COM launch in the 1990s, .CO domains are the perfect two letter option for businesses and individuals unable to find their perfect name in the increasingly depleted .COM domain name inventory.

Universally recognized as an abbreviation for company, commerce, and community, the new .CO domain gives companies concise, creative options for branding their Internet real estate. “Because .CO is a memorable and short extension, we’ll see a rush of companies launching or re-launching their brands around their .CO name,” said David Andrews, Marketing Manager for “As word gets out and more people recognize now is the time to stake their claim, the frenzy around .CO should be similar to what the world saw when .COM first launched. Early adopters have the most to gain.”

To take advantage of this opportunity and claim your own .CO domains, visit: will offer .CO Pre-Registration for the three major phases:

GLOBAL SUNRISE Pre-Registration – For companies that want to register their existing global trademarks. Ends June 10.
LANDRUSH Pre-Registration – For individuals and businesses who want to be first in line for prioritized registration before general availability opens. Ends July 13.

GENERAL AVAILABILITY Pre-Registration – For those who want to be at the top of the general availability list. After July 20, all domains will be registered on a first come, first served basis. Pre-registering your .CO domains ensures your domains will be submitted the moment general availability opens.