SedoMLS Partners with Leading Registrar Tucows

SedoMLS Partners with Leading Registrar Tucows

Third Largest Registrar Expands Its Inventory, Adding 18 Million Premium Domains Through
SedoMLS Network


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – December 30, 2013 – Sedo, the world’s largest domain marketplace and monetization provider, today announced that Tucows, one of the leading global provider of domain names and other Internet services, has joined its SedoMLS network. The partnership will enable Tucows to automatically distribute more than 18 million actual existing premium domains and premium domains of more than 400 upcoming new generic toplevel domain (gTLD) extensions to the more than 13,000 resellers in Tucows’ OpenSRS reseller channel, and also allows Tucows registered domains to
be listed for sale on the SedoMLS network.

SedoMLS is the world’s largest and only truly global domain distribution network, trading more premium domain names from the biggest number of current TLDs in front of a greater number of potential buyers than any other domain sales channel. By partnering with Tucows, Sedo is expanding its distribution of both premium and new gTLD inventory to Tucows’ reseller channel, further growing the reach of its inventory.

“We are excited about our relationship with Sedo and their SedoMLS distribution network,” said David Woroch, Executive Vice President Wholesale, Tucows Inc. “We now can provide additional premium domains to our reseller channel along with exclusive new gTLD domain inventory including .Club, .Uno, .Accountant, .Date and many more.”

“Sedo is constantly expanding its global reach,” said Tobias Flaitz, Chief Executive Officer at Sedo. “Integrating SedoMLS with Tucows will not only make our exclusive inventory directly available to Tucows’ 13,000 resellers, but will especially provide a benefit to our registry partners that are looking to find the best buyers for their premium domains on the global market.”

About Tucows
Tucows is a global Internet services company. OpenSRS (http://opensrs.com) manages over fourteen million domain names and millions of valueadded services through a reseller network of over 13,000 web hosts and ISPs. Hover (http://hover.com) is the easiest way for individuals and small businesses to manage their domain names and email addresses. Ting.com (https://ting.com) is a mobile phone service provider dedicated to bringing clarity and control to US mobile phone users. YummyNames (http://yummynames.com) owns and operates premium domain names that generate revenue through advertising or resale. More information can be found on Tucows’ corporate website
(http://tucows.com).

About Sedo
Sedo, an acronym for “Search Engine for Domain Offers,” is the leading domain marketplace and monetization provider. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany and with offices in London, England and Cambridge, USA, Sedo has assembled the world’s largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 18 million premium domain listings. Sedo exclusively contracted with more than 200 new gTLDs for premium domain sales and is constantly expanding its global reach. Sedo speaks 23 languages to support active buyer and seller relationships in more than 190 acknowledged countries
and Sedo’s websites provide detailed information and marketplace functionality in six different main languages to support clients from any part of the world. The success of Sedo’s model has attracted a global base of more than 2 million members.

About SedoMLS
The SedoMLS Promotion Network is the largest domain distribution network, with 650 global sales partners, including top registrars. It supports more TLDs than any other domain distribution network, and provides its registrar partners with a new revenue stream. SedoMLS partners display search matches from Sedo’s unique inventory when looking for a specific domain name that is reserved or taken. Some partners redirect potential buyers to Sedo.com to continue with the purchase, while others allow buyers to purchase a name directly by searching for it, adding it to their shopping cart, and
completing the partner’s online checkout page.