New Domain to be Web’s Phone Book

From 3 December companies will be able to buy addresses associated with a new web domain. Called .tel, the domain is intended to act as a universal contact point rather than as a hook on which to hang web sites. Owners of .tel domains will be encouraged to populate it with details about how they can be contacted. The domain is designed to work on the web and with mobile phones such as the Apple iPhone and Blackberry

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