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2013-12-18 23:23:23

Yokohama becomes the latest Japanese city to get a dot. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry, today announces it has signed a contract with the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to operate new geographic Top Level Domain, .yokohama. Between January and May of 2012, ICANN began accepting applications for new gTLDs, setting afoot what is becoming the biggest expansion the Internet namespace has ever seen. With the support...

2013-12-11 23:28:40

EnCirca has signed the Registry-Registrar Agreement for the .UNO domain extension. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Dot Latin LLC announced today that EnCirca has signed the Registry-Registrar Agreement for the .UNO domain extension specifically designed to serve the Hispanic and Latino communities, worldwide. .UNO is the first global web extension dedicated to Spanish-speaking businesses, consumers and individuals online. .UNO is the number one choice for Hispanics and Latinos....

2013-12-05 23:20:24

Name.com and eNom have signed the Registry-Registrar Agreements for the .UNO domain extension. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Dot Latin LLC announced today that Name.com and eNom have signed the Registry-Registrar Agreements for the .UNO domain extension specifically designed to serve the Hispanic and Latino communities, worldwide. .UNO is the first global web extension dedicated to Spanish-speaking businesses, consumers and individuals online. .UNO is the number one choice...

2013-12-04 23:04:37

Openprovider has signed the Registry-Registrar Agreement for the .UNO domain extension. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Dot Latin LLC announced today that Openprovider has signed the Registry-Registrar Agreement for the .UNO domain extension specifically designed to serve the Hispanic and Latino communities, worldwide. .UNO is the first global web extension dedicated to Spanish-speaking businesses, consumers and individuals online. .UNO is the number one choice for Hispanics and...

2013-11-27 23:31:41

Domain name registrar and website hosting services provider Sibername.com has signed a registrar agreement with new TLD industry leader Donuts. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Domain name registrar and website hosting services provider Sibername.com has signed a registrar agreement with new TLD industry leader Donuts Inc., a registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) Sibername.com is accepting pre-registrations for Donuts domains, and over time will provide to its customers...

2013-11-26 23:02:14

NameJet.com and Afternic, a GoDaddy company, are partnering to bring the new gTLD .LUXURY to the domain name marketplace. NameJet will oversee the Sunrise and Landrush phases of launch, while Afternic will assist with Premium Name selection and sales. Kirkland WA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Luxury Partners, LLC, awarded the .LUXURY generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) by ICANN, has selected NameJet and Afternic to manage the Sunrise, Landrush and Premium Name selection and sales phases of the...

2013-11-21 23:01:14

Namecheap, a leading domain name registrar, is joining the new TLD initiative to enable a much broader choice of top level domains to its customers. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Namecheap, a leading domain name registrar, is joining the new TLD initiative to enable a much broader choice of top level domains to its customers. Right now, you can tell Namecheap which TLDs interest you the most. Track these TLDs on a free to use checklist and Namecheap will keep you up to date on...


Latest ICANN Reference Libraries

Top Level Domain
2013-02-09 10:00:20

Image Credit: Photos.com The top-level domain (TLD) refers to the highest level in the Domain Name System of the internet. It is the last part of the domain name. For example, in www.example.com,  .com is the TLD. Domain names are not case sensitive so .COM works the same as .com. The management of most TLDs are assigned by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which operates the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and maintains the DNS root zone. The...

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