New gTLD .BOSTON is now available for general public registrations . Registrations started at 16:00 GMT time yesterday. Price per domain for .BOSTON is currently $11.99, at GoDaddy.
Minds + Machines group Ltd. (MMX.co) own the rights of .BOSTON .It is interesting to note that they own the rights of two more city named top level extensions .MIAMI & .LONDON.
Boston is the capital city of Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is one of the oldest cities in USA and largest in the New England region.
From domain names point of view, there have been a few reported sales for domains containing the keyword “Boston” in it.
Here is the list of some of them :
BostonNightLife.com Sale Price : 25,000 USD
TravelBoston.com, Sale Price :8,077 USD
BostonAtHome.com ,Sale Price :5,000 USD
BostonMa.com, Sale Price :5,000 USD
BostonBasketball.com, Sale Price :4,500 USD
BostonCalendar.com, Sale Price : 4,440 USD
BostonApartmentsForRent.com, Sale Price : 3,550 USD
There has been a bit of negative connotation associated with new Top level domain extensions. Their wide spread usability and general public adoption is still an issue, considering the love of people for the .com. Only time will tell how things unfold.
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