The Go Daddy Group announced on Tuesday it has officially entered into the Canadian market with its new subsidiary, Go Daddy Domains Canada.
Go Daddy Domains Canada is offering .ca domain names at competitive prices, around the clock customer support and the opportunity to receive additional products and services at no additional charge, including a blog builder, online photo album and free email.
“Offering .ca lets our Canadian customers have all their domain names in one place,” says Bob Parsons, Go Daddy CEO and founder. “This gives Canadians the benefits of our low prices, unmatched customer service and support for all of their domains.”
As part of the Canada expansion, Go Daddy Domains Canada recently opened its office in Toronto, Ontario. Go Daddy currently has 5.5 million customers in Canada, but the domain registrar says it is hoping to further expand that customer base.
According to Byron Holland, president and CEO of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority of Canada, .ca is showing an enormous growth with more than one million .ca domain name registrations and a 20 percent annual growth rate.
Holland says Go Daddy offering of “.ca services in Canada will benefit the Canadian customers and will foster the Canadian Internet presence.”
The .CA extension is available to Canadian residents and others who meet the Canadian Presence Requirements.