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ICANN says 250 firms register for Arabic top web domain

Tuesday 4 February 2014 | 13:49 CET | News
Internet users could see more than 1,300 new domain names in the next eighteen months, said Akram Atta Allah, president of the global domain division at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), Gulf News reported. ICANN has received a total of 1,930 applications for new domain names. Atta Allah said that 100 new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) are now waiting to go live soon. Some 250 companies have registered for '.Shabaka', the Arabic for 'internet'.

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Countries: United Arab Emirates
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