.madrid

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Status: Delegated
Manager: Comunidad de Madrid
Registry: Comunidad de Madrid
Registry Backend: CORE
Date Implemented: 20 November 2014
Type: GeoTLD/Community TLD
Priority #: 1245
nTLDStats
Registrations: 4
Parked Domains: 2
Parked Domain %: 50.0 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 20 November 2014
General Availability: N/A

More Information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.madrid is a delegated GeoTLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program by the Government of Madrid. It was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 20th November, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[1]


Background

The Comunidad de Madrid (Government of the Region of Madrid) is applying for the .madrid TLD to serve Madrid's community, defined as the community of individuals and legal entities with a bona fide presence, direct or indirect, in the Region of Madrid, including Madrid as the capital of Spain.

The goals of .madrid are:

  • Facilitating digital communications from, to and within the Region of Madrid.
  • Providing a platform for the urban development in the digital space of the Region of Madrid.
  • Strengthening the image of Madrid in the online world.

Contract signed

On the 1st May 2014, the government of Madrid received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .madrid after passing the Initial Evaluation.[2]

Delegation

.madrid was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 20th November, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[3]

References

  1. ICANN delegated strings Retrieved 7th December 2014.
  2. Registry Agreements, ICANN.org Retrieved 07 December 2014
  3. ICANN delegated strings Retrieved 7th December 2014.