Operator of the new gTLD,. GDN Registrar, have announced that they have registered 250,000 registrations within the first six months of being in general availability.
The Dubai based operator achieved this milestone on September 22 and has since surpassed that number. The registrations took place in over 100 countries. Of the quarter million of registrations, China accounted for 57%, followed by the USA with 35%. The other 8% was from other countries.
It is not uncommon for new TLDs to enjoy initial success but .GDN’s achievement is unparalleled. This milestone has placed the operator among the top 20 new TLDs.
Commenting on the TLD’s success, General Director, Muhammad Kausar Saleem, said: “We are very proud of this achievement. Within all this short time we learnt China audience like short character extension and gradually we saw .GDN also became popular among USA and Canada registrants. .GDN is easy to remember, which makes it a serious competitor among other TLDs.”
.GDN is an abbreviation for Global Domain Name and is purely generic extension .GDN has no country boundary restrictions and is not limited to specific business categories. This makes. GDN an ideal option for start-ups, small businesses, professionals and just about anyone who wants to have a global online presence.
But even companies and businesses that already have other domain names can register a .GDN to help drive traffic to their .com or .net website. One satisfied. GDN registrant said: “GDN is a short alternative to .com, well run and can be useful for registrant who can’t get the .com or don’t want to pay a lot of money for great one words.”
For further information about .GDN or to register, please contact your Safenames account manager or visit: http://www.nic.gdn