The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced at ICANN 49 in Singapore that the number of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) that have been delegated now tops 175. Recently delegated gTLDs include .NYC, .Cologne, .trade, 机构 (Chinese for “agencies/institutions”), .webcam and more.
Below are the key Contracting statistics, as of 21 March 2014:
- 1094 applicants have been invited to Contracting
- 502 applicants have responded to their Contracting Information Request invitation
- 427 contracts have been sent out for signature
- 358 Registry Agreements have been signed
- All signed Registry Agreements can be viewed here: http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries
View a video to learn more about the “new dots.”: