Some visual facts about the new TLDs

At a press conference held on June 13, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced a list of 1930 applications for new generic top level domain.

Infographics : some visual facts about the new TLDs

Transcription of the infographics “Some visual facts about the new TLD (top level domain names)”

ICANN received 1930 applications for a total of 1409 strings of which 230 strings have more than one applicant.

Number of applications by region:

  • North America: 911 applications
  • Europe: 675 applications
  • Asia / Pacific: 303 applications
  • South America: 24 applications
  • Africa: 17 applications

Total cost of all applications: $357 Millions
Cost per application: $185,000

Applications by type of TLD:

  • .Geographic: 66 applications / 3%
  • .Community: 84 applications / 4%
  • .Brand: 643 applications / 33%
  • .Generic: 1137 applications / 59%

.BRANDs – Geographical origin of the 643 applications:

  • North America: 260 applications / 40%
  • Europe: 201 applications / 31%
  • Asia / Pacific: 15 applications / 24%
  • South America: 15 applications / 2%
  • Africa: 9 applications / 1%

The most wanted TLDS (most applied-for strings):

  • .app – 13 applications
  • .home / .inc – 11 applications
  • .art – 10 applications
  • .blog / .shop / .llc / .book – 9 applications
  • .design – 8 applications
  • .mail / .hotel / .store / .web /.news /.love / .cloud / .ltd – 7 applications

Longest string: .Northwesternmutual

Most dangerous string: .NINJA

Funniest string: .LOL

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Miroslav KURDOV

Miroslav KURDOV

Miroslav KURDOV est le fondateur de SketchLex. Ancien juriste spécialisé en droit de la propriété intellectuelle et des nouvelles technologies, il s'est converti au graphisme afin de créer des infographies dans le domaine juridique.

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  1. Nice!

    The .UNICORN is also a good competitor to the funniest string.

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