HKIRC launches Pre-launch Priority Registration of full Chinese .香港 domain name for .hk domain name holders

HONG KONG, 22 February 2011 – Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Ltd (HKIRC) today announced that current English .hk domain holders will be offered priority to register for a full Chinese .香港domain name free of charge during the Pre-Launch Priority Registration period from 22 February to 10 March, 2011. The newly registered Chinese .香港 domain name will be bundled with the English .hk domain name. Customers are entitled to renew these two domain names together in the future for the price of one.

Chinese .香港 domain name can be registered via the official website or contact us on 2319 1313 or via our service partners.

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Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) is a not-for-profit, non-statutory company limited by guarantee designated by the Government of the HKSAR to undertake the administration of Internet domain names under the .hk country code top level domain. HKIRC provides registration services for English domain names ending with,,,,,, .hk and Chinese domain names ending with .公司.香港, .組織.香港, .網絡.香港, .教育.香港,.政府.香港, .個人.香港, .香港, and other domains to be introduced from time to time in Hong Kong.

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