Over 1900 new gTLD applications received by ICANN

Posted On June 14, 2012
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Details of the 1930 applications received in the first round allocation of new gTLDs show that nearly one-half of all applications are from North America, and one-third are from Europe. Of the 42 applicants from Australia, the most common industry sectors are banking/finance and higher education.

230 new gTLDs are the subject of competing applications by 751 applicants. The most popular applied-for gTLD is <app>, with 13 applicants. ICANN has posted a list of the applied-for gTLDs, together with descriptive statistics on the applications.

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