Chinese gTLD cranks up renewal prices from $18 to $100

by Kevin Murphy
Chinese new gTLD registry Beijing RITT-Net has said it intends to more than quintuple its registration and renewal prices. From January 1, 2017, prices for .手机 will go up from $18 a year to $100 a year, the company said in a notice to ICANN late last month. .手机 (.xn--kput3i) is a Chinese internationalized domain name meaning “.cell” or “.cellphone”.Read the full article