.tokyo

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Status: Delegated
country: Japan
Manager: Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Registry Provider: GMO Registry
Registry: GMO Registry
Registry Backend: GMO Registry
Type: GeoTLD
Category: Culture
Priority #: 199
nTLDStats
Registrations: 134,212
Parked Domains: 55,949
Parked Domain %: 41.69 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 29 January 2014
General Availability: 22 July 2014

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.tokyo is a new GeoTLD proposed by GMO Registry, Inc., a subsidiary company of GMO Internet Group, dedicated to providing domain registry management services for new gTLDs. Their application is supported by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and the company is doing a number of Japanese GeoTLDs.[1] [2] The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 29 January 2014.[3]

Contract Signed

On 13 November 2013, GMO Registry received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .tokyo after passing all the required processes needed to become a Registry Operator for the string.[4]

Delegation and Availability

.tokyo was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on January 29, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[3]

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