.ltda

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Status: Active
Registry Provider: InterNetX Corp.
Registry: InterNetX
Registry Backend: Afilias
Type: Generic
Category: Commerce
nTLDStats
Registrations: 622
Parked Domains: 369
Parked Domain %: 59.32 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 16 August 2014
General Availability: 02 December 2014

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.LTDA is a gTLD that was proposed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The registry agreement was assigned by DOMAIN ROBOT SERVICOS DE HOSPEDAGEM NA INTERNET LTDA to InterNetX Corp., both wholly owned subsidiaries of InterNetX GmbH. The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 16th August, 2014. [1]

Background

DOMAIN ROBOT SERVICOS DE HOSPEDAGEM NA INTERNET LTDA was the sole applicant for the string .LTDA.

Contract Signed

On 17th April 2014, DOMAIN ROBOT SERVICOS DE HOSPEDAGEM NA INTERNET LTDA received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .LTDA after passing the Initial Evaluation. The company assigned its agreement to the affiliate company InterNetX Corp..[2] Afilias provides back-end registry service.[3]

Delegation and Availability

.LTDA was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 16th August, 2014, completing the successful application for the string. [4]

Sunrise

The Sunrise Period for the string began on the 29th October 2014 and ended on the 28th November 2014. [5]

General Availability

.LTDA is general available since 2nd December 2014.[6]


Uses and Goals

Target audience

The domain extension .LTDA is aimed specifically at companies in Latin America who have chosen the legal form of "LTDA". .LTDA Domains are only available to companies which are recorded as Sociedade Limitada, Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada or Compañía de Responsabilidad Limitada at the responsible authorities. Due to its scope of design, this legal form is mostly used by small and medium-sized enterprises. Foreign companies operating in South America often appear as "Limitada" as well. [7]


Possible legal forms for .LTDA

  • Sociedade Limitada
  • Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada
  • Compañía de Responsabilidad Limitada


Relevant countries for .LTDA

  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Colombia
  • Nicaragua

References