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GMO to apply for .yokohama

Kevin Murphy, March 18, 2012, Domain Registries

GMO Registry has said it has obtained government consent to apply to ICANN for yet another Japanese city top-level domain.

This time it’s .yokohama for Yokohama, which with 3.7 million inhabitants is Japan’s second-largest city.

GMO has also been successful in bids for support for .tokyo, .osaka and .kyoto applications.

Other Japanese geo-gTLDs expected to be applied for include .okinawa, .sendai, .wakayama and .ryukyu.