.CC Domain – the ccTLD of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

.CC Domain – the ccTLD of Cocos (Keeling) Islands 1

.CC Domain – Register the ccTLD of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

.CC domain is the ccTLD of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, a group of islands belonging to Australia which is situated in the Indian Ocean. However, it is open to the public and anyone can register a .CC domain. It was first introduced in the year 1997 and has more than 20 years of history. It currently ranks as one of the top 50 ccTLDs in terms of the number of domains registered, totalling 674,644 registrations, according to data from DomainTools as of the date of this article.

WebNIC is the first ICANN accredited registrar in Southeast Asia to offer .CC domain to the region. As the pioneer registrar of .CC domain in Southeast Asia, WebNIC’s official website is also using webnic.cc, in order to encourage and promote the use of .CC domain. This ccTLD is managed by eNIC, a subsidiary company under the world-renowned registry, VeriSign, who also manages the .COM and .NET extensions.

The Reasons to Choose a .CC Domain Name

1. .CC domain name offers website owners an opportunity to be creative with their website domain. They have more choices on their naming, and can possibly come up with a name which excites and catches the attention of users easily. They can incorporate creativity into their business’s domain name, ensuring that their website is memorable, catchy and easy to search for. For example, .CC can stand for commercial company, call centre, consulting company etc., endless possibilities! Below are some more examples:

Carpet Cleaning, Catholic Charity, Country Club, Classic Cars, Communications Center, Community College, Computer Center, Critical Care, Central Committee, Cybercafe, City Council, Chat Club and more!

2. .CC domain name also provides a higher success rate in registering for the desired website name which website owners originally intended. Name availability is higher in .CC, as compared to .COM, which is highly saturated. Website owners who succeed in registering their original intended domain name will find it easier to do branding for their businesses. They can proceed with their original marketing plan for branding without the need to adjust their marketing messages. It is beneficial for the business in the long run.

3. .CC domain name strengthens confidence of website owners and gives peace of mind to them. They know that it is operated by VeriSign, the registry behind .COM and .NET, and its service is reliable. Besides, we at WebNIC are also using .CC and is the first regional registrar that provides registration for .CC domain name. We are committed to provide the best support for all .CC registrants, as we are advocates of .CC and encourage website owners to register .CC domain.


.CC domain is a ccTLD which offers many benefits. It is suitable to be used by anyone, any companies or any entities. It can stand for many meaning and its usage is very vast. .CC domain name also stands out due to its unique context, and is favoured by many entities with a popularity that can match .COM and .NET. Its great usability in many different cases ensures memorability, attention catching and easy to type. Famous companies like Amazon, Intel and Coca-Cola have also registered their .CC domains. Promote .CC to your clients now!


WebNIC is proud to be the pioneer ICANN accredited registrar in promoting .CC domain. We are committed to offering the best service experience for .CC and worked hard to promote it in many regions. Now, .CC is available worldwide and well-knowned. Drop us an email at [email protected] or live chat with us to register .CC!


About WebNIC

WebNIC is accredited registrar for ICANN, and various countries including Asia, Europe, America, Australasia, and Africa. With offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Indonesia and Taiwan, we serve 4,500+ active resellers over 70 countries. To join us and become a reseller, live chat with us or email us at [email protected].