29 05, 2017

point sncf internet adress to be launched in Nov 2017

point sncf internet adress SNCF will replace voyages-sncf.com by oui.sncf - a "point sncf" internet adress, using the point marque extension scheme. SNCF is one of the 550 brands who owns their dot brand space, and are about to activate it for millions of users across the world. Other brands capable of creating such branded [...]

28 05, 2017

5.5 billion Euros on a dot brand domain – Oui dot sncf

5.5 billion Euros on a dot brand domain - Oui dot sncf voyages-sncf to be migrated to a dot sncf adress : oui.sncf According to the french newspaper le parisien , the french railway organization is facing a decrease in the turnover of its transactional site voyage-scnf.com. The site generated a turnover of 4.6 billion [...]

28 05, 2017

Dot Brand Observatory – Brand TLD research

The Dot Brand Observatory is an extensive research programme about the brand TLD domain namespace. Around 550 brands have registered their name at the highest level of the domain hierarchy, the Top Level Domain. Sponsored by Verisign, the research analyses the strategies, tactics and operations of the brands that are proactively using their new domain name to create better customer experience [...]

18 05, 2017

Mid May brand TLD websites launches

Brand TLD status - Mid May 2017 Major brands, such as  Mini, Sharp, Abbott or Canon are active brand TLD. This means that these brands are publishing websites using domain names such as com.mini, global.canon, piccadilly.abbott or aquos.sharp. 550 brands are live, publishing overall around 770 websites. The dot brand observatory publishes a detailed list of every [...]

7 05, 2017

Early May brand TLD websites launches

Brand TLD deployment Major brands such as Google, Sony, Audi and Barclays now use their brand name as a TLD - an internet Top Level Domain name - and publish sites called blog.google, environment.google, motionsonic.sony, or home.barclays. While there are no additional brands granted with the possibility to use their brand name as a TLD [...]