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SA registered its 1m .co.za domain name

 

By Staff Writer


Today (19 August 2015) at 09h57, South Africa registered its one millionth .co.za domain name. The registration of www.vulindlela-hpt.co.za with the ZA Central Registry (ZACR) comes 20 years after there were just 450 registered .co.za domains by the end of 1995.

The Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for South Africa is .za, while .co.za is the second-level country code domain available for general use by South African and non-South African persons and entities.

“This is a landmark day for the local web. It clearly demonstrates that the South African ICT sector in general, and the domain name sector in particular, are on a firm upwards trajectory,” said ZACR CEO Lucky Masilela. “ZACR has now joined a small group of registry operators worldwide who administer a six figure domain space. Even by international standards, the one million mark is a fantastic and sought after milestone. The ZACR now joins the likes of .UK (United Kingdom), .AU (Australia) and .BR (Brazil), to name but a few, which boast name spaces over the million mark.”

The ZACR operates co.za, web.za, org.za, net.za and the cTLDs (city Top Level Domains) of .capetown (‘dotCapeTown’), .joburg (‘dotJoburg’) and .durban (‘dotDurban).

Please see https://www.registry.net.za/domain_stats.php?gen=1&contentid=104 for the latest .za registration statistics, as well as a breakdown of the numbers according to co.za, web.za, org.za, net.za and the cTLDs.

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