Just 5 TLDs Left in Initial Evaluation


In 2012, ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and numbers, accepted applications to create new Top Level Domains (TLDs). A TLD is the text to the right of the final dot in a domain name. For example, .Com is the most popular TLD today. 1,930 applications for proposed new TLDs were filed. The first phase of the evaluation process was Initial Evaluation. 3 More applicants have passed the Initial Evaluation phase.


October 20, 2013 - Today, ICANN announced that three more applicants for new TLDs have passed the Initial Evaluation process. There are now just 5 TLDs that remain pending Initial Evaluation. These TLDs are as follows:

1280 PWC PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP GB
1455 BBB Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc. US
1777 KOSHER Kosher Marketing Assets LLC US
1807 SEARCH Charleston Road Registry Inc. US
1869 MMA MMA IARD FR

 


There are a total of 31 TLD applicants in the Extended Evaluation process. These TLDs are as follows.

48 العليان Olayan Investments Company Establishment LI
49 深圳 Guangzhou YU Wei Information Technology Co., Ltd. CN
63 佛山 Guangzhou YU Wei Information Technology Co., Ltd. CN
104 广州 Guangzhou YU Wei Information Technology Co., Ltd. CN
125 MCKINSEY McKinsey Holdings, Inc. US
273 PLACE 1589757 Alberta Ltd. CA
318 OLAYANGROUP Olayan Investments Company Establishment LI
586 LOCUS Locus Analytics LLC US
629 TATA TATA SONS LIMITED IN
675 TAIPEI Taipei City Government TW
721 TUI TUI AG DE
786 ROMA Top Level Domain Holdings Limited VG
818 FRL Metaregistrar B.V. NL
896 PAYU MIH PayU B.V. NL
961 SUPERSPORT SuperSport International Holdings Limited ZA
1118 BCG The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. US
1130 UNICORN Unicorn a.s. CZ
1378 ONLINE I-REGISTRY Ltd., Niederlassung Deutschland DE
1483 ALCON Alcon Laboratories, Inc. US
1515 REXROTH Bosch Rexroth AG DE
1710 OLAYAN Olayan Investments Company Establishment LI
1723 SHAW Shaw Cablesystems G.P. CA
1763 HOME Dothome Ltd CY
1795 LIVESTRONG Lance Armstrong Foundation US
1798 ECO Planet Dot Eco, LLC US
1839 SMART Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) PH
1840 ART EFLUX.ART, LLC US
1844 TRANSUNION Trans Union LLC US
1901 PNC PNC Domain Co., LLC US
1912 CIPRIANI Hotel Cipriani Srl IT
1913 JCP JCP Media, Inc. US

 


The following TLD is labeled as in the 'Applicant Support' status.

150 IDN Nameshop IN

 



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