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The .tv domain extension is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Tuvalu, a small island state in the Pacific Ocean. However, tv is also the abbreviation of television, and therefore, this domain has become a popular choice for website owners within the entertainment, media, and television industry. .tv is a great pick for you if you use your website to showcase or stream media content online.
Where did the .tv domain come from?
The .tv domain extension was allocated to the government of Tuvalu in 1996. Tuvalu sold the rights to the domain to registry Verisign in 2001 in a nine-figure transaction. In 2021, the government of Tuvalu selected GoDaddy Registry as the extension's new registry provider, after Verisign did not participate in the renewal process. Revenue from the .tv domain is responsible for a sizable chunk of the Tuvalu government income.
What is the purpose of the .tv domain name?
The .tv domain extension is used very little within Tuvalu. Most .tv domains on the Internet are related to video, music and live-streaming content. With the growing wave of e-sports and video game content on the Internet, the .tv domain has been enjoying increased popularity and use. Twitch.tv is one of the biggest and most popular websites with this distinctive TLD. .tv is also a great choice for vloggers, filmmakers and actors.
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