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12 09, 2015

new gTLD : 80% of domains are on only 12% of new Top Level Domains

Dot Stories looked at the split of domains on the new Top Level Domains. The new Top Level Domains were launched to General Public around January 2014, in order to "increase competition and choice in the domain name space", as stated on ICANN's official minisite. 18 months later, there are 748 Top Level Domains live, with [...]

2 09, 2015

September new gTLD volume ranking – .date is the newcomers in top 20

The top 20 ranking of new gTLD sees 1 newcomer on Sept 1 :  .date. .rocks is now at 21 place. The top 3 is still .xyz, then the IDN .xn-ses554g, followed by .science. This has not moved since may 2015. Some highly interesting TLD are growing very fast, such as .online, who jumped from [...]

18 07, 2015

dot brands analysis

511 brands applied for their name as a new Top Level Domain, usually called "dot brands" or "corp TLD". This "dot brand" opens a new field of options and possibilities for brands, that just started to be explored. The 511 "dot brands" are identified by an addendum to the ICANN contract called "spec 13". The [...]