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Jubilee campaign

25 years .DE domains: dd24 joins the celebration

St. Ingbert, 2011-11-11, Tomorrow, the domain extension .DE will celebrate its 25th birthday. On November 5, 1986, .DE was the 10th country code top-level domain to be added to the IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) database. Since then, more than 14.6 million .DE domains have been registered. The domain portal domaindiscount24.com celebrates with .DE: for 25 days dd24 customers pay 25 % less than the regular dd24 price for one year registrations of .DE domains.

About 100,000 times per second a .DE internet address is accessed worldwide. More than 14.6 million .DE Internet addresses are currently registered and about 3,000 new ones are added every day. dd24 celebrates the anniversary and the success story of the .DE extension with a special anniversary price for. DE domains. The special price of 5.25 EUR incl. VAT is only valid for the first year of registration, with the second and subsequent years the regular price applies according to the current dd24 price list. The jubilee offer is effective from November 3 until November 27, 2011 and applies to new 1-year registrations but not to domain renewals or transfers.

With more than 14.6 million registrations .DE currently has the most registrations in comparison with other country-specific top-level domains, followed by Great Britain (.UK) with around 9.7 million registered domains and the Netherlands (.NL) with 4.7 million registered domains. 25 years after the introduction of .DE, an average of 178 domains account for 1.000 German citizens. Thus, from a mathematical point of view every sixth German has his own website under .DE. Furthermore, nearly 80 percent of all .DE domain holders are private persons.

About 100,000 times per second a .DE internet address is accessed worldwide. More than 14.6 million .DE Internet addresses are currently registered and about 3,000 new ones are added every day. dd24 celebrates the anniversary and the success story of the .DE extension with a special anniversary price for. DE domains. The special price of 5.25 EUR incl. VAT is only valid for the first year of registration, with the second and subsequent years the regular price applies according to the current dd24 price list. The jubilee offer is effective from November 3 until November 27, 2011 and applies to new 1-year registrations but not to domain renewals or transfers.

With more than 14.6 million registrations .DE currently has the most registrations in comparison with other country-specific top-level domains, followed by Great Britain (.UK) with around 9.7 million registered domains and the Netherlands (.NL) with 4.7 million registered domains. 25 years after the introduction of .DE, an average of 178 domains account for 1.000 German citizens. Thus, from a mathematical point of view every sixth German has his own website under .DE. Furthermore, nearly 80 percent of all .DE domain holders are private persons.

About Key-Systems

Key-Systems is an international ICANN accredited registrar, which currently administers more than 3 million domains for more than 70,000 retail and corporate customers and 1,800 resellers worldwide. The company with more than 60 employees is the second largest ICANN registrar in Europe and one of the 15 largest in the world (in relation to the number of managed gTLD domain names). Key- Systems’ headquarters are located in St. Ingbert, Germany. The company operates two subsidiaries in the USA and Mexico and owns a majority interest in the Polish registrar AZ.pl.