0
Internet

Icann approves launch of generic top-level domains

Monday 20 June 2011 | 10:14 CET | News
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) has approved a plan to change the Internet's Domain Name System. The Icann board approved a plan to dramatically increase the number of internet domain name endings, dubbed generic top-level domains (gTLDs), from the current 22, which includes domains such as .com, .org and .net. The decision is in line with the rights of groups to create new Top Level Domains in any language or script. New gTLDs are expected to change the way people find information on the internet and how businesses plan and structure their online presence.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Icann
Countries: World
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.







48%
market share cable on VoIP market
Netherlands  |  2016 Q1

Calendar   /   Industry Events

28 Jul Google Q2 2016
28 Jul Telefonica Q2 2016
28 Jul Sky fiscal Q4
28 Jul BT fiscal Q1
28 Jul Yahoo Japan fiscal Q1
28 Jul Sequans Q2 2016
28 Jul Digital Realty Q2 2016
28 Jul American Tower Q2 2016
28 Jul Alphabet Q2 2016
28 Jul SBA Communications Q2 2016
28 Jul Rovi Q2 2016
28 Jul Fortinet Q2 2016
28 Jul Neustar Q2 2016
28 Jul Samsung Q2 2016
28 Jul Brightcove Q2 2016
28 Jul Amazon.com Q2 2016
28 Jul WiLAN Q2 2016
28 Jul MobileIron Q2 2016
28 Jul Telenet Q2 2016
28 Jul Ingram Micro Q2 2016
29 Jul Proximus Q2 2016
29 Jul NEC fiscal Q1
01 Aug DSP Group Q2 2016
01 Aug Broadsoft Q2 2016
01 Aug Frontier Communications Q2 2016
01 Aug Hawaiian Telcom Q2 2016
02 Aug HTC Q2 2016
02 Aug Vonage Q2 2016
02 Aug Harris Corporation fiscal Q4
02 Aug Otelco Q2 2016
::: More Calendar Items