An internationalized domain name (IDN) is an internet domain name that contains at least one character in a language-specific script or alphabet, such as Chinese, Russian or the Latin-based languages with diacritics, such as German, for example, Jörn.tel. With a .tel IDN, you can:
With an international domain name (IDN), you can be found across and reached by local markets, customers and partners more effectively. With an IDN.tel, you can quickly promote your products and services in languages native to each country where you do business today, or wherever you hope to expand tomorrow, all without any further hidden costs for development involved.
You don’t need to develop a new website for each and every target market or language: simply register a .tel name in the language you need and setup your .tel profile within minutes. The key information in your.tel page will be available in 15 different languages worldwide automatically, based on the language of the visitors’ browsers, whilst you can also add specific language information yourself.
Improve the global recognition of your brands by registering a .tel domain in multiple scripts.
A .tel IDN will help you protect and extend your online brand identity, strengthen brand recognition, increase awareness of all your Web properties, and increase audience interaction.
Now your business can be found online all over the world!
Active well-populated .tel domains have shown strong search engine optimization (SEO) results, and there is every indication that .tel IDN names will deliver a great edge in local searches. By using the local script in the domain name, and utilizing the multi-lingual keywords and labels, you can increase the relevance of your products and services in local markets and search results.
Technically, all IDN domains are registered in the system in an encoded Latin-characters only form, called punycode. When registering a .tel IDN for you, a provider may convert the name you need into punycode automatically, or you may be asked to provide the punycode version. In that case, please use this converter to get a punycode version of any IDN name you wish to register.
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