The German domain name registrar Key-Systems will provide the registry platform for Dominica’s soon-to-relaunch .dm country-code domain, the company has announced.
The company will provide local registry manager DotDM Corp with “tools to facilitate .dm registrations at the registry, registrar and reseller levels”, according to a press release.
It’s the first TLD deal Key-Systems, under its KSregistry registry services brand, has announced since it stopped providing back-end services for .cd back in 2005.
But KSregistry will also be involved in “more than 20″ new ICANN gTLD applications next year, including brand, geographic and generic strings, according to a spokesperson.
It plans to launch the new system in the first quarter next year and is currently looking for registrars interested in accreditation.
Dominica is a small Caribbean island with a population of around 72,000, best known for its bananas.