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A TLD for the German capital: .berlin is live

On March 18 at 11 AM .berlin, the TLD for the German capital, launched into the General Availability phase. From now on its "first come, first served".


.berlin entered General Availability today at 11 AM. From now on, companies, organizations and individuals can freely register Internet addresses under the new TLD. More than 3.4 million Berliners will be given a new home on the net.This makes .berlin the first city worldwide to receive its own top-level domain ? ahead of New York, Paris or Tokyo. Berlin is a creative center, boasting a thriving startup culture of more than 500 young companies. About 150,000 Internet addresses like berlin.hyatt.com already include "Berlin". Large corporations such as Air Berlin bear the German capital in their names. Thanks to the new TLD, long domain names or cumbersome hyphenated constructions are now a thing of the past.Become a part of .berlin and secure your domains under the German TLD!

Register now!