.TECH crosses over 100,000 domain name registrations

Radix, the domain name registry behind .TECH, has said that brands such Microsoft, Viacom, and CTA have also used the extension

Published Date
04 - May - 2016
| Last Updated
04 - May - 2016
 
.TECH crosses over 100,000 domain name registrations

Radix has announced that the domain extension, .TECH, has crossed over 100,000 domain name registrations. Radix is the domain name registry behind the extension. The company says that brands such as Microsoft, Viacom, and CTA have used the domain extension. Radix says that the registrations were spread out over 169 countries, with the United States accounting for 16.4% of the registration. 

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Radix, the domain name registry behind .TECH, announced today that its popular new domain extension .TECH has crossed over 100,000 domain name registrations. The domain extension has seen unparalleled demand from the global tech community with thousands of startups using the extension to brand their digital identity. Leading brands such as Microsoft, Viacom, CTA (Consumer Technology Association); the parent company of CES and many others have also used the domain extension, leading the way for others.
 
Link to Radix infographic: https://get.tech/100k/
 
In addition to the plethora of startups, tech visionaries and enthusiasts have been using the extension. Tech influencers and popular YouTubers are using the extension to engage with their audience including Austin Evanswith www.austin.tech; American designer, and technologist, John Maeda with www.designin.tech; and Edgar Oganesyan with www.edgar.tech.
 
Radix announced that registrations were spread out over 169 countries with the United States accounting for 16.4% of the registrations. Demand was led by leading domain name registrars like Namecheap and GoDaddy in the United States.
 
Radix has been running various marketing campaigns to increase the awareness and adoption of the .TECH domain name, including partnering with startup events like TechCrunch Disrupt, Collision, Web Summit, etc, working with hackathons at events like TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon being organised in New York on May 7th and university hackathons like HackIllinois (University of Illinois), HackPrinceton (Princeton University), HopHacks (John Hopkins University) and UofTHacks (University of Toronto) amongst others.
 
Suman Das, Category Head for .TECH said, "This is the first of many milestones for .TECH, we are excited about the demand we are seeing and the feedback received from our partners and clients is very encouraging. With new technologies and the startup era getting stronger every day, we expect to increase our growth rate in the coming future."
 
.TECH launched on 5th August 2015 and can be registered at 100+ registrars globally.