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Nominet Announces .CYMRU and .WALES Launch in September

dotCYMRU and dotWALES logoICANN has formally signed a contract giving domain addresses ending in .cymru and .wales the go-ahead, the .uk registry Nominet has announced. The agreement means that businesses and individuals will be able to register a .cymru or .wales domain name allowing them to demonstrate their Welsh identity, language and culture online.

A phased launch plan will begin on 1 September and allow those with a registered trade mark to benefit from first registrations in September of this year closely followed by businesses and organisations who can prove interests and use of a brand name in Wales even if they don’t have a trademark. The final phase will see the addresses open up to everybody from 1 March 2015.

More information on the new .cymru and .wales domains is at and