I have not registered my domain name yet, but would like to use another hosting company? WordPress hosting registration is too high ($18-$25 per year). I would like to use another hosting company i.e ipage, or fatcow. Would it be possible?
Blog url: http://moolahforme.wordpress.com/
You are free to hire a web host of your choice, set up a wordpress.org install for self hosting and export your content out of a free hosted wordpress.com blog into that install at any time. http://en.support.wordpress.com/moving-a-blog/