Friday, December 12, 2008

Finally a

Google finally realized that Kuwait has internet and therefore launched a localized "Kuwaiti" version of its most common sites. I know for sure that this is the most expensive domain name google has ever rented. According to the ministry of information, .kw domains cost exactly 200 KD a month. Yeb, that's more than 20 times the cost of .com (or even .ae) domains.

Google creates local domains and servers in most countries to save money on international bandwidth usage. I don't know if they will break even with local domains as expensive as this.

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