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FAQ - (Frequently Asked Questions) about the .US domains.
- .US DOMAINS
1. What is the
.US top level domain name?
is "America’s Internet Address." It is the official
country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the United States within the
global domain name system.
2. Why do I want a domain name ending with
.US lets individuals,
businesses, organizations and government agencies establish an
"American identity" on the Web with a unique, memorable domain
name..US is the only way to establish an American address on the
Internet. Soon, all U.S. residents, government entities, public service
organizations, and businesses will be able to establish an American
identity on the Internet with a short memorable domain name. (e.g.,
johnsmith.us, publicservice.us, mycompany.us). Market research has shown
that .US names will be very popular with consumers for applications like
email, digital identity, and personal web sites. Government and public
interest organizations will use .US addresses to enable citizen-centric
e-Gov applications and to serve the needs of the American people.
Businesses will use .US domain names to promote themselves as American
companies to inspire consumer confidence and to encourage consumers to
- 3. How much does a .US domain cost?
$75.00 US dollars for the first two years for the use of the domain, after
that $70.00 every two years.
- 4. How do I change my DNS settings?
The same way as with the .com,.net,.org domain names to to the domain
modification form located at our site at DNS
modification form . The first week DNS name servers will have to
be resolved in the .Info WHOIS, it will need time to apply all the
DNS name servers globally on the Internet.
- 5. Who assigned the .US TLD domain?
The IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) who is solely responsible for all the
TLD domain assignments.
6. How do I upload my web page on to my domain?
When registering a domain name, you do not receive any web space on our
servers.We "park " the domain untill you are ready to host
the domain. We can host your domain starting at $5.95 a month, 25mb
space, 25 pop email addresses, your own control panel. Visit our Hosting
Plans for more details.
7. How long until my .US domain works?
It takes up to 24 hours to have your domain working worldwide if your nameservers
have been setup properly. At the launch of the new .US domain
names name servers will have to be put in place worldwide (dns global
updates) this process could take 2 or 3 days, once the .US WHOIS
database is finished with this process it will take up to 48 hrs with
new .US registrations. NB: at launch date the .US WHOIS will need to
resolve the nameservers globally, this could give some delays in the
8. Who can Register a .US Domain Name ?
Any U.S. citizen or resident, as well as any
business or organization, including federal, state, and local government
with a bona fide presence in the United States can register a .US
First Come, First Served"
Domain Name Availability (begins April 24, 2002)
At this stage, all .US second-level
domain names are available for "first-come, first-served"
registration. If you missed out on registering your chosen name in the
.biz, .com, .net or .org spaces–or if you just want to establish an
American identity online–the .US domain is a golden opportunity!
If you have any questions about this
product please contact sales@InterNicDomainServices.com.
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