CITC Launches the Second Phase of Accreditation of Saudi Domain Name Agents
The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has launched the second phase of accreditation registrars for Saudi domain names. The launch will provide entities from the private sector to complete registration and obtain services by March 2022, contributing to diversifying options for beneficiaries, increasing competition, and improving the quality of services provided to users.
The Commission seeks to enhance the industry of the Saudi domain market, increase the usage and find local companies specialized in Internet services and domain names.
The Commission confirmed that accrediting agents includes a set of administrative and regulatory requirements, such as proof of eligibility. Applicants must be a local company registered on the “ManassaTech” dedicated to enterprises operating in the information technology sector and emerging technologies, provide evidence of expertise in activities related to hosting and providing electronic services, in addition to a detailed presentation with all aspects of the technical and marketing plan.
It is noteworthy that the launch of the second phase comes to enable Saudi companies operating in the IT sector to invest in the field of Saudi domain names by providing innovative services to users in the Kingdom.