14 February 2011, Mauritius, Africa
: DotConnectAfrica (DCA) intends to participate in the new gTLD application issued by ICANN,. As such DCA will be looking for a registry partner for technical and operational services for the planned .AFRICA Top Level Domain, that is consistent with the road-map of ICANN's requirements.
Background on DCA's project can be seen at www.dotconnectafrica.org.
Additionally, preliminary proposal by DCA presented and championed across the African Continent, inclusive of community feedback is available online at this link: Community proposal
Interested parties with requisite capability to provide registry services should submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) with the following information -
· Name and Address of company
· Company Profile
. Financial capabilities
· Experience in providing registry services (technical and operational)
· Presence and/or experience in developing markets, (preferred but not a must)
DCA will then contact selected parties for more detailed discussions and a selection process. Pre-qualification would include technical and financial evaluation as well as support from a host country.
DCA is not obligated to work with any of the parties who participate in this EOI process.
Please send your EOI with the above information to address at firstname.lastname@example.org