Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Update: 4 new gTLDs were delegated

Four new generic Top-Level Domains were delegated. It means that they will soon start to spread on Internet and you will see websites with domain names ending in:
  1. .FUN (there were 3 applicants for this application);
  2. .PHONE (there were 2 applicants for this application and a similar TLD already exists: the .TEL domain name extension which has more than 100,000 registrations);
  3. .DATA (there were 3 applicants for this application);
  4. .MOBILE (there were 3 applicants for this extension and a similar TLD already exists: the .MOBI new gTLD).
The dates for Sunrise Periods should be announced soon at the Trademark Clearinghouse.

What you missed in our previous Newsletters:
  1. 3 new gTLDs coming? (.PHONE / .DATA / .MOBILE);
  2. Are ".com" domain names dying?
  3. Not-Coms See Major Growth in Web Traffic Rankings;
  4. New Afnic issue paper "Brands and the new Corp TLDs";
  5. Perfect Usage of a .Christmas Domain;
  6. Update - In which extension(s) should companies secure their domains?
  7. Will 2017 finally be the year of the new gTLD?
  8. The .CHARITY Independent Review Process;
  9. What is a .BRAND;
  10. NewG talk #17;
  11. Declaration on .AFRICA new gTLD;
  12. .Com Domain Registrations Back Under 128 Million.
Domain name registration volumes: 
  • New gTLDs related to COMPANIES; 
  • New gTLDs related to the LAW (the .LAW is in the blue); 
  • New gTLDs related to FINANCE;
  • New gTLDs related to COLORS;
  • New gTLDs related to SPORT;
  • New gTLDs related to ALCOHOL;
  • New gTLDs related to REAL ESTATE (many are in the red: end of the year?
Our reports are available here.

Since most new gTLDs have launched, reports will be updated on a monthly basis starting January 2017.

Note to our readers: starting January 2017, the content of our Newsletter will be sent by email only. It will not be made available online anymore on

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