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CRA seeks to boost uptake of Qatari domain names

Thursday 15 October 2015 | 11:14 CET | News
The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has held a workshop to promote and increase the use of Qatari domain names, in partnership with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)/. CRA is especially interested in encouraging locally owned businesses and SMEs to register with its Qatar Domains Registry (QDR), in order to benefit from a Qatari domain name. Participants in the workshop included representatives from the QDR and its accredited registrars, Ooredoo Qatar, Vodafone Qatar, and local internet businesses.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Icann / Ooredoo Qatar / Vodafone Qatar
Countries: Qatar
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