.versicherung General FAQ
.versicherung is one of the new proposed generic top-level domains (gTLD). Versicherung meaning "insurance" in German is be initiated by the German company dotVersicherung GmbH on behalf of all insurance related companies in German-speaking countries. The insurance industry is one of the most important industries in Germany. In Germany alone, the insurance industry provides 300,000 jobs earning, to come around 250,000 independent insurance brokers. These generate annual revenues of more than 200 billion Euros and an insurance value of well over € 1 trillion. .versicherung, comparable to the existing top-level domains .com or .net, is for the insurance industry to have its own namespace, and thus its own identity on the Internet.
The importance of top-level domain .versicherung goes beyond "corporate identity" and will set economic incentives for the industry and strengthen its market participants.
Source: cpr144449003101 dotvericherung.de