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 one of these domains and websites.
An increasing number of websites are published in the brand TLD space, By mid May 2017, BNPParibas, Komatsu and RMIT launched important websites where the brand name is used as a domain extension.
dot bnpparibas TLD
Dot bnpparibas is operated by the french bank BNP Paribas. BNP Paribas is one of the most active dot brand actors. The domain of their main corporate site is group.bnpparibas and the e-banking site is mabanque.bnpparibas.
In 1973 the French Tennis Federation asked BNP Paribas to finance the construction of the center court box seats at Roland Garros Stadium. Over the past 40 years, BNP Paribas has been an active support of tennis, and is a sponsor of many tournaments.
The site wearetennis.bnpparibas is dedicated to the latest tennis news. It is available in French, English, Turkish, Italian and Dutch. The content also relates to the latest news, the rankings and much more.
dot rmit TLD
RMIT stands for Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. The RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.
In partnership with the Hong Kong Arts School (HKAS), RMIT offers a unique setting for students to draw on a vast spectrum of artistic practices. The domain name of the RMIT site dedicated to the Hong Kong Arts School is hkart.rmit. The site uses an SSL certificate for increased security.
dot komatsu TLD
Komatsu is a Japanese multinational corporation, manufacturing construction, mining, and military equipment, as well as industrial equipment like press machines, lasers and thermoelectric generators.
Komatsu launched mining.komatsu – a site dedicated to mining in the .brand domain name space in May 2017.
dot Komatsu’s domain already featured :
- home.komatsu, the main japanese corporate site, launched in April 2017
- ntc.komatsu – NTC is a branch of Komatsu producing transfer machines, machining centers, grinding machines, and semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
- smartconstruction.komatsu – smart construction is a service launched by Komatsu in 2015 in Japan and 2016 in the USA that combines drones and heavy machines.
- sanki.komatsu – Sanki is a business line called Komatsu Industries Corporation