sold for $11.7 million – also sold

The South China Morning Post ( reported today that the domain name was purchased in August 2013 for HK$90.8 million. That is about $11.7 million USD. The buyer is China Radio International, a state-owned media conglomerate. website was relaunched as a multilingual online platform. in an effort to boost the China’s media presence abroad. As of Monday, it features content in eleven different languages.

The domain name was also purchased by China Radio International. purchase is one of the highest domain name sales ever recorded. In 2010 was sold for US$35.6 million. and were also for more than US$30 million. was sold for US$13 million at Other “country” domain name sales include that was sold for US$1.5 million in 2009 and for US$5 million in 2000.


About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the blog in 2012.

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