This week, UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced that the domain extension .AE has crossed over 200,000 domain name registrations. They recorded a growth rate of over 14% in registrations as compared to its previous year’s performance of 175,000 registrations.
Majid Sultan Al Mesmar, Acting Director General, TRA said:
The UAE national domain maintains the lead with regards to the number of registrants in the Arab world.
This reflects the companies, business sector and the customers’ confidence in the provided services, and its positive impact on their commercial activity.
TRA says that the process of registration is simple and does not take more than 3 minutes. The national Domain Administration Department (.aeAD), the regulatory body and Registry operator for the .AE domain, a subsidiary of TRA, is mandated to manage the national domain.
For achieving customer happiness and continuous upgrade in the quality of provided services, the registration process is distinctive by its simple procedures, and the availability of short and attractive names.
Additionally, registration process can now be completed through smart devices during very short time without the need to sign the required documents or to attend in person.