(Dot) AE Domain Has The Highest Registration Rate in MENA
In 2014, between January and August, .ae domain registrations hit a record high 124,000 subscriptions and become the highest registered domains within the Middle East and North Africa market.
TRA highlighted some interesting numbers for registrations. According to the numbers, Etisalat has the largest share in terms of accredited registrants. The UAE telecommunication giants has recently launched their e-registration system. Etisalat was followed by Tasjeel.ae and AE Server.
“The level of advancements achieved by the UAE in the national domain spectrum is very promising, particularly in supporting Arabic content on the internet and promoting the spread of Arabic websites. And as we approach the World Arabic Language Day assigned by the United Nations on December 18, I would like to stress that the TRA is working diligently to support Arabic content on the ICT network through a variety of initiatives and projects, most importantly the UAE national domain name,” said Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, Director General UAE mGovernment in the press release.
You can find more details on Gulf News, if you are interested in the specific market shares of Etisalat, Tassel.ae, AE Server and other international domain registration players.