10 Mar

The memorable 2014

In New Year's Eve, we have decided to remember those events that determined the development of domain industry in 2014. 

Undoubtedly, the most significant of them was the active deployment of ICANN's program to expand the address space of the Web, or easier New gTLD: these "New domains" , almost five hundred were launched only for the last year ..! Good start had "new Russian" domains: .ДЕТИ, .МОСКВА and .MOSCOW.  Only for the first day of registration opening appears more than 15 thousand names of last ones.

The secondary domain market has its own record holders: in 2014 in TOP 10 transactions all but one sales ended in rates of millions of dollars. Among other interesting "moments" of the last year: the 20th anniversary of .RU domain and preparation for the upcoming ICANN reform, which in 2015 will allow to transmit Internet infrastructure management (IP-addresses, domains and registries protocol parameters) under international control.

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