Jackson Hts., New York, September 23, 2011 - London & Partners, the city’s official promotional agency, announced yesterday that it is working with the Mayor of London in a process that’s expected to end with the acquisition of the .london TLD. During the initial analysis phase, London & Partners will:

  • Identify the benefits .London could bring to London
  • Analyze operational, funding and revenue models
  • Consult with London boroughs and city services, brands and commercial organizations regarding the uses of second-level dot London domains
  • Engage with community and potential customer groups

“The Mayor of London is keen to see a greater use of the digital world to deliver more effective public services for the city, and sees this as a potential opportunity to build on London’s position as a global centre for digital innovation.” stated a London & Partners press release.

Connecting.nyc Inc.’s director, Thomas Lowenhaupt commented that “It looks like a promising start. We will be contacting London & Partners to offer our resources and to encourage them to collaborate with other global cities on developing standards and best practices.”

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Filed September 24th, 2011 under .london, City-TLDs

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