.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: 70,219
Parked Domains: 35,211
Parked Domain %: 50.14 %
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]

References

  1. Domains with .tokyo could be available next year
  2. Tokyo Metropolitan Government Announces Support for .tokyo TLD
  3. 3.0 3.1 Delegated Strings, ICANN.org Retrieved 29 Jan 2014
  4. Registry Agreements, ICANN.org Retrieved 15 Nov 2013