DigitalTown Inc. has recently announced that it has acquired more than 11,000 .city domain names .
The company announced that the acquisition is part of the new ” generation of intuitive “Smart Web” navigation extensions approved by ICANN, the global domain name industry regulator. ”
The .CITY domain extension is part of the new generation of intuitive “Smart Web” navigation extensions approved by ICANN, the global domain name industry regulator. The .CITY domain extension is the ideal extension for city information. DigitalTown has assembled the world’s largest portfolio of .CITY domains that exactly match to many of the largest population centers around the world as well as to the majority of the cities across the United States.
The network of .CITY domains are being made available to cities as part of a global network of public-private partnerships utilizing the DigitalTown SmartCity platform, ” announced the company.
“The DigitalTown SmartCity platform is an ideal framework for enabling any city to become a Smart City. At the same time, DigitalTown is leading the dialog with international stakeholders in the architecture of the ‘Smart Web’. The highly intuitive .CITY web navigation standard will allow residents and visitors of any city to easily connect to latest information, either through web or mobile devices,” said Rob Monster, DigitalTown’s CEO .
After the company has acquired these .CITY domain names, there are now over 30,000 .city domain names registered, compare to 18,500 last month.