First GeoTLDs Delegated

In first days of January the .WIEN and .BERLIN TLDs intended for Austrian and German capitals were delegated. They became live on the web first among all geographical top-level domains to be introduced according to the New gTLD Program.

Except Berlin and Wien the geographical strings are being implemented by Barcelona, Paris, New York, London and about 70 other cities and regions of the world. The applicants for these extensions are united by the GeoTLDs group.

FAITID is a member of this group representing there a project for the .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА TLDs introduction.

“We congratulate Wien and Berlin on their TLDs delegation,” says Dmitry Burkov, FAITID Board Chairman.” This is the successful result of longstanding hard work. Additionally I would like to thank the .BERLIN representatives for the idea of the city top-level domains’ introduction that has been first voiced by them about 10 years ago. Since that time our colleagues from Germany have taken a lot of efforts in order geographical strings to become a reality.”