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The Mexican registry has begun its land rush period (September 1st, 2009 through October 31st, 2009) for the second level domain .MX and Safenames is offering registration services for this new extension. After previously only being able to register COM.MX, NET.MX, .ORG.MX, and .EDU.MX and .GOB.MX, you can now register a second level .MX domain (eg. yourdomain.mx).
Based on other ccTLDs that launched domains at the second level after years of only supporting third level registrations, Safenames are advising all companies that have a COM.MX domain to register the .MX to not only protect their brand(s), but we believe that over time, .MX will surpass .COM.MX as the most widely used extension for online brands in Mexico.
Additional details on the .MX domain extension can be found at http://www.safenames.net/DomainNames/Regulations/MX.aspx
Beginning on November 1st, 2009, open registration for .MX will begin and follow a standard registration process.
To place a .MX registration request or if you would like additional additional information, please contact a Safenames domains name consultant.