Daily Wrap: .BANK and .VN Keep Moving, Sherry Gets First .WINE Registration

BANK gTLD logoThe .bank gTLD continues to get traction with the banking community having reached 5,165 registrations from banks within the United States from 2,534 banks and 560 registrations from banks outside the US.

Registrations of .vn domains continue to grow with over 106,300 new .vn domains registered in the first 11 months of 2015 bringing the total number of registrations to 343,370, a year-on-year increase of 16.4 per cent, according to the Viet Nam Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC).

Sherry Wines became the first company in the world to use a .wine domain apart from the registry, according to a report on The Drinks Business. Previously the company used the sherry.org domain. According to the report, “sherry.wine will publish interviews, events, recipes and news in English, Spanish, German and Dutch.”