Domains ending with .jp.net (the new domain for Japan) now available to the general public at bargain prices

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TOKYO, JAPAN (April 27, 2012) - Domains ending with .JP.NET are released this week to the general public, just days after auctions for such premium domains as zen.jp.net, japan.jp.net and sakura.jp.net produced sales prices of up to $1,050 (over 100 times the Recommended Retail Price).

Millions of domains that have been unavailable since the early days of .com, .net and .jp, are now available, ending with .JP.NET. These include:


.JP.NET domains are not restricted to Japanese residents, and may be registered by anyone at such leading Japanese and global registrars as Onamae, Domain Discount 24, Instra, IP Mirror and 101 Domain.

"We are delighted that after domains ending .JP.NET have been embraced by trademark owners and domain investors, they are now available to the global public for instant, effortless and affordable registration", said Ben Crawford, CEO of CentralNic, the Registry for .JP.NET.

About .JP.NET

.JP.NET is the new domain for Japan, bringing together two highly recognised domain extensions, .JP + .NET, to create one powerful online marketing tool that enables corporations, e-commerce sites, blogs, brands, services, social networks, or any other online endeavour to simultaneously network with Japanese and global communities - offering unparalleled online reach. The new domain for Japan offers incredible versatility together with a restriction-free registration policy. JP.NET is available for registration through leading Japanese and international registrars.

About CentralNic

The only registry to launch three new domain extensions in the past year, CentralNic manages a portfolio of 27 domain extensions, including .US.COM in the USA, UK.COM and UK.NET in the United Kingdom, .CN.COM in China, .COM.DE in Germany and .LA - the world's first city TLD. One of the longest-running domain registries in the world, CentralNic is the Registry Service Provider of choice for new domains requiring proven secure and stable technology, global distribution, and expertise in both marketing and the domain industry.

For further enquiries, please contact:

CentralNic Ltd
35 - 39 Moorgate
London, EC2R 6AR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 33 88 0600
Fax Number: +44 (0) 20 33 88 0601
Email: press@centralnic.com