New low-cost mobile domains hit UK

Jan 23 2004 - 06:46 PM ET | In The News
A UK based domain name provider has started up a service where anyone can register an SMS keyword for 9.99. Short domains helped usher in the .com age for PCs, but their usefulness in mobile devices is limited. For more information on the topic, read a Mobitopia plea for a mobile TLD. Although an SMS keyword is different from a conventional domain name, it will still be interesting to see if this spurs development for mobile content. If you'd like to register a name, head over to to Messages.tv.