.FM Domain Names
What is a .FM domain?
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The .FM domain is actually a ccTLD (country code top level domain) and the Internet country code for the Federated States of Micronesia. Located in Oceania, Micronesia is an island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way between Hawaii and Indonesia. This grouping of islands includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae (Kosaie). With a total combined area of 271 square miles, the islands only cover an area four times the size of Washington D.C. The population of the Federated States of Micronesia is 107,665. The official and most commonly spoken language is English, although Chuukese, Kosrean, Pohnpeian, Yapese, Ulithian, Woleaian, Nukuoro, Kapingamarangi are also spoken.
Why should i register a .FM domain name?
Although the extension is sometimes used for sites associated with this group of islands in the Pacific, it has been marketed for use in the broadcasting field. For obvious reasons, .FM has taken off in podcast and audio-related websites. This domain is perfect for radio broadcasting, Internet-Only Stations, and broadcast service providers. Registering a .FM domain is the perfect way to shape your image as a credible website that focuses on music and online broadcasting. After all, 'a great sounding web address ends in .FM!'
In addition to using a .FM for an audio-related website, there are many other uses for this domain. For example, it is crucial to protect your identity. That is true for your personal identity as well as your online identity. Safeguarding your assets is non-negotiable in today's world. By registering your trademark in ccTLDs, you are taking one more step toward protecting your business. You have enough to worry about in business. Don't let having your competitors acquire your name be one of them. By holding your trademark in ccTLDs, you will not have to concern yourself with attempting to acquire your name after someone else has registered it.
We all know that highly coveted domains are those that are short or have common words. These types of domains are almost impossible to acquire in heavily populated domains like .COM or .NET. However, the chances of finding your domain in a ccTLD are exponentially better. Because most ccTLDs are continuing to grow, it is easier to register short or keyword-rich domains.
Are there any restrictions for registering a .FM domain?
With the exception of reserved names like .com.FM, .net.FM, .org.FM and others, any person in the world can register .FM domain names.