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Land grab begins for SA city domains

Trademark holders can now apply to reserve domain names in South Africa’s new city top-level domains of .joburg, .durban and .capetown following the commencement of a preregistration phase by the ZA Central Registry (ZACR). The not-for-profit ZACR, which was established in 2012

News domain set for return

South Africa’s second-level domain is being relaunched and will soon be available to the public following “sunrise” and “land-rush” phases where the rights of intellectual property holders will be prioritised and premium names delegated. This is according to the ZA Domain Name Authority (Zadna), which has now provided details regarding

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New SA domains: what you need to know

South Africa’s online landscape is set for huge changes in coming months as new top-level domains, including three “dot-city” top-level domains, are opened for registration for the first time and as long-dormant domains are reintroduced

City Internet domains coming to SA

The ZA Central Registry has applied to administer three new top-level domains, one for each of SA’s three biggest cities. This comes in addition to the .africa domain that the registry expects it will be given the job of looking after. Each of the four domain names

SA could get new Internet domains

The authority in charge of administering SA’s country-code top-level domain is likely to introduce three new second-level domains below the .za in local Internet addresses. The…

SA to get more Internet domains

South Africans could soon choose to register their Internet sites by using city specific domains, or speciality fields like sport instead of the domain, the…