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Bulgaria to introduce websites with Cyrillic suffix

ICANN approved Cyrillic suffix for Bulgarian domain names.
ICANN approved Cyrillic suffix for Bulgarian domain names. Image by The Next Web Photos / CC BY 2.0

A Bulgarian company, SuperHosting.BG, has announced that web domain names with the Cyrillic suffix ‘.бг’ could be introduced in approximately six months. Earlier this year, the country’s Transport and Communications Ministry confirmed that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) had approved the use of the Cyrillic suffix for Bulgaria, even though it looks very similar to the Latin suffix ‘.br’ used by Brazil. Read more: sofiaglobe.com