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By Christian Harris - 31st August 2000 - Back to News

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As you may know, each country has it's own suffix following the domain name (Australia, for example is ".au").

Perhaps you have never heard of Tuvalu, a tiny country suspended in the South Pacific Ocean, but it seems the suffix is soon to be familiar. .TV was the code domain issued to Tuvalu, a right which was soon sold to one company, dotTV for $50 million dollars, a lot of revenue for a place with only 12,000 residents!

As most of the good domin names registered under dotCom are long gone, dot TV is set to cause a stir in the development of new addresses. For a growing entrepreneur this may be the perfect place to house your site, especially if your business is in entertainment.

With a modest prediction that .TV is going to be huge, it may pay to think about being aboard.

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