As Nick Wilsdon reported, the .eu domain has been available since December 7th. But it looks like Spanish companies have showed little interest for the all European domain.
The day registration opened to registered trademark owners, had little impact on Spain. So far, there are only 5,000 .eu domains registered out of Spain, while Germany for example, has accentuated its European identity, registering 10 times as many domains (50,000).
So what’s the problem? .es domain registrations are increasing rapidly, while the .eu ones out of Spain, are sluggishly trailing behind. Some say it’s the pricing, others claim it’s weak European identity, or even more likely, lack of advertising.
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