.okinawa domains become available from Jul. 1

Ralliart Inc. will start accepting from Jul. applicants domain names ending with .okinawa .

The company announced on Jun. 12th that to kick off the new domain name, it had provided 41 of Okinawa’s city and town tourism associations and Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau the new domain names for free. For example, the new homepage for OCVB is scheduled to be http://www.ocvb.okinawa.

Those who already own registered domain names can begin to apply for new ones with .okinawa ending from July 1st. New domains and the general public have to wait until Oct. 14th. To take their .okinawa names registered.

.ryukyu names are scheduled to become available in September. The acquisition charge for the new domain names is less than ¥1,000.