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Maroc Telecom signs deal to manage Moroccan ccTLD in Arabic

Thursday 20 February 2014 | 09:20 CET | News
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Moroccan telecom regulator ANRT, the registry for the the .ma country code top level domain (ccTLD) has received autorisation from ICANN to manage the ccTLD in Arabic. The regulator has also designated Maroc Telecom as the technical and adminstrative operator of a new management platform for a the country's ccTLD in Latin and Arabic letters for the next 7 years. ANRT indicates that the new system is due to start operating in the fourth quarter.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: ANRT / Icann / Maroc Telecom
Countries: Morocco
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