Over 5,000 .BANK domain names registered by US banks


fTLD Registry Services, the operator of the .BANK top-level domain, reports that nearly seven months after the launch of .BANK, US banks continue to register domain names. Based on data as of November 30, 2015, the organization reports that 5,165 .BANK domain names have been registered in the United States by 2,534 banks. Additionally, 560 domain names were registered outside of the United States. Only verified members of the global banking community are eligible to register the domain.

Early 2016, fTLDwhich is a coalition of banks, insurance companies and professional financial services associations from around the world, plans to publish several case studies of banks that have made the switch to .BANK as well as best practice documents.

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