.fm

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.fm
dotFM - Get a Great Sounding Web Address!
Introduced1995; 23 years ago (1995)
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
StatusActive
RegistrydotFM (BRS Media Inc.)
SponsorFSM Telecommunications Corporation
Intended useEntities connected with  Federated States of Micronesia
Actual useMuch use related to FM radio and podcasts; little related to FSM
Registration restrictionsNone
StructureRegistrations are available directly at second level
Registry Websitewww.dot.fm

.fm is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Federated States of Micronesia, an independent island nation located in the Pacific Ocean.

Except for reserved names like .com.fm, .net.fm, .org.fm and others, any person in the world can register a .fm domain for a fee, much of the income from which goes to the government and people of the islands. The domain name is popular (and thus economically valuable) for FM radio stations and streaming audio websites (other similar ccTLDs are .am, .tv, .cd, .dj and .mu); a notable example is Last.fm, a social music website.

On March 29, 2018, .fm began allowing registration of emoji domains.[1]

Usage[edit]

The .fm domain extension has also been used by various companies outside the audio streaming industry or the Federated States of Micronesia. Examples include:

  • Ask.fm, website through which people ask and answer questions
  • Clare.fm, website of Clare FM, a radio station in County Clare, Ireland
  • DI.fm, website of Digitally Imported, an online radio network for Electronic music fans.
  • favstar.fm, website listing people's most favorited and retweeted Twitter posts
  • FastMail, email provider, operates fastmail.fm
  • HelloInternet.fm, website for a podcast series
  • 99.5play.fm, radio station based in Mandaluyong City, Philippines
  • Last.fm, Internet radio streaming and statistics service
  • Libre.fm, social music platform based on free software
  • Overcast.fm, iOS podcast listening software
  • Ping.fm, centralized tool for users to manage social media
  • Relay.fm, an online podcasting network run by Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett
  • Skyrock.fm, website of Skyrock, a French radio station.
  • Smart.fm, online education tool
  • Tastebuds.fm, dating website for music fans
  • thefuture.fm, website providing a platform for DJs to distribute their mixes, and a source for internet radio

Accredited registrars[edit]

As of December 06, 2016.[2]

  • Moniker
  • Domain Discount24
  • Key-Systems
  • Gandi.net
  • Name.com
  • 101 Domain
  • EasySpace
  • Idotz.net
  • INWX
  • Hexonet
  • Marcaria (company)
  • EnCirca
  • Safenames
  • Ascio
  • Lexsynergy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roig, Jon. "Emoji Domains: Now on .fm!". Domain Research Group. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Accredited Registrars". Radio.fm.

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