TLDs with signed Registry Agreements
As the expansion of the Domain Name space becomes a reality, dozens of new gTLDs are joining the ranks of current TLDs by signed Registry Agreements (RAs) with ICANN. Signing a contract is a significant step towards the delegation of a new TLD, and ICANNWiki has an up-to-date list of TLDs that have signed RAs.
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