Register .ME Domain Names from Montenegro

The new .ME domain name is preparing to storm the internet soon. GoDaddy, Afilias Global Registry Services, and Me-Net will operate the new top level domain extension for the government of Montenegro. They have created doMEn, the official registry for .ME domain names.

Montenegro is a small European state formerly part of the now defunct Yugoslavia. In 2006, Montenegro declared independence from the loose state union between Serbia and Montenegro. ICANN has granted Montenegro its own TLD, called .ME. Previously, Montenegrin websites used a subdomain under the the country code TLD for Yugoslavia, .CG.YU.

Register .ME Domain Names

Godaddy has started hinting that .ME will begin with a Sunrise Period, where individuals who have trademarks may apply for the .ME version of their domain name. A Landrush Period (similar to .asia) will follow, during which anyone may apply for a .ME.

I am sure there will be an overwhelming craze to register this domain name, as ME can be easily integrated into a unique domain name like or or Relax as .ME domain name registrations will start from early summer 2008. Keep tracking development of .ME TLD…