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Domain Name Registration/Hosting
is a domain name?
Domain name represents your organization on the Internet. It is your
Internet address i.e., what people would type in their web browser to
reach your company's web site (e.g., www.yourcompany.com.sg).
Why does my company require a
The domain name helps identify your company on the Internet. Therefore,
a domain name that best describes your company is recommended. Customer
can use it to locate your company on the Internet and find out more
about your products and services.
What are the advantages to
having my own domain name?
· Establish a presence on the Internet since a domain name
is unique and no two companies can share the same domain name. It also
gives a professional image to your company.
· Once registered, a domain name is permanent and your email
address remains the same.
How do I apply for a domain name?
You will need to send us a softcopy of letter-head (if is under
company) which will indicate the authority given to us for us to
process the necessary on your company's behalf. It should include the
company address, fax, telephone, contact person, contact numbers,
email. For .sg domain name, you will also need to provide us a softcopy
of Registry of Companies and Businesses (RCB) (for .com.sg) or Registry
of Societies (ROS) (for .org.sg)
How do I determine the domain
name I want is available?
To check if your domain name is available, you may want to visit the
respective website to conduct a search.
How much do I have to pay?
Pricing details are at www.htdomain.com As discount will be given for
existing clients or taken as a package (ie, with webdesign), please
contact HT Zone for latest pricing.
What is Domain Name Hosting?
Domain Name Hosting is to allow a user connecting to the Internet with
a dynamic IP address to be able to use applications that require a
static IP address after paying a small fee
Using a dynamic DNS service works as if there was an old-fashioned
telephone message service at your computer's disposal. When a user
registers with a DNS service and connects to the Internet with a
dynamic IP address, the user's computer contacts the DNS service and
lets them know what dynamic IP address it has been assigned from the
pool; the service works with the DNS server to forward the correct
address to the requesting computer. (Think of calling the message
service and saying "Hi. I can be reached at 4220.127.116.11 right now.
Please tell anyone who tries to reach me to call that number.) Using a
dynamic DNS service to arrange for computers to find you even though
you are using a dynamic IP address is the next-best thing to having a
on 06 June 04