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Hostway Launches .Mobi-Compliant Website Builder

Hostway offers a template-based website builder tool to help customers get their .mobi-compliant websites up and running quickly

CHICAGO, Illinois, November 7, 2006—Building a complete .mobi website just got easier for Hostway customers. The company now offers a Mobile Business SiteBuilder as an add-on feature with .mobi domain name registrations.

Customers can design the following six Web pages with the template-based Mobile Business SiteBuilder tool:

  • Homepage—Upload an image
  • About Us—Enter company information
  • Products and Services—List product specifications for up to five products
  • News—Include company news, press coverage and information on up to three upcoming events or trade shows
  • Directory—List contact information of up to five employees
  • Contact Us—Add company contact information
  • Additional Features—Include a Google Map and upload more than 20 images

Each page created with this tool complies with ICANN's .mobi guidelines to ensure quick download times.

Although many people can access Internet services from their mobile phone, nearly three quarters (73%) are not using this feature. However, 90% of respondents said that they would use mobile Internet if they could be sure that pages would load faster, and they wouldn't incur high costs from their mobile operator, according to a UK-based survey by Hostway and independent research body TNS.

“.Mobi was created to remedy the problems found in our survey by ensuring that .mobi websites are easy to access from a mobile phone,” noted John Lee, vice president of global marketing for Hostway. “Our Mobile Business SiteBuilder tool makes it quick and easy for our customers to design a .mobi-compliant website that lets their customers easily access the website from anywhere.”

Approved by ICANN, .mobi is backed by leading mobile operators, network device manufacturers and Internet content providers worldwide including: Ericsson, Google, GSM Association, Hutchison, Microsoft, Nokia, Orascom Telecom, Samsung Electronics, Syniverse, T-Mobile, Telefónica Móviles, TIM and Vodafone.

About Hostway Corporation

Hostway Corporation is a leader in Cloud, Managed, and Managed Hosting. Hostway delivers reliable, secure, and scalable Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions to over 600,000 customers worldwide. Hostway services its clients from more than 250,000 square feet of state-of-the-art data center space, spanning four continents and 12 countries. Hostway has emerged as one of the largest cloud hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers in the world due to the company’s expertise in developing secure, multi-tenant hosting environments and is committed to providing SMB's and large enterprises with cost effective business solutions. Hostway’s core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting, and Email and Applications.

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