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GoDaddy Introduces .AI Domain Extension in Saudi Arabia

Selina Bieber, Vice President, International Markets, GoDaddy
Selina Bieber, Vice President, International Markets, GoDaddy

By incorporating the AI theme into their domains, businesses gain potent branding tools that convey innovation and technological prowess to clients and stakeholders alike.

GoDaddy has rolled out the .AI domain extension in Saudi Arabia, ushering in a wave of possibilities for individuals, startups, developers, and research institutions. This strategic move aligns seamlessly with Saudi Arabia’s visionary AI strategy and the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence within the nation.

The Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA) stands as a testament to the Kingdom’s commitment to nurturing AI capabilities. With a comprehensive six-dimensional approach encompassing ambition, skills, policies, investment, research and innovation, and ecosystem, Saudi Arabia aims to establish itself as a global hub for Data & AI activities.

By introducing .AI domains in the Kingdom, we aim to provide a platform for businesses and individuals to fully embrace AI’s transformative potential.”

Selina Bieber, Vice President, International Markets at GoDaddy

.AI domains wield significant advantages for diverse small businesses. By incorporating the AI theme into their domains, businesses gain potent branding tools that convey innovation and technological prowess to clients and stakeholders alike.

GoDaddy offers a user-friendly Domain Names Creator tool that aids entrepreneurs in selecting optimal domain names, ensuring their companies stand out online.

The introduction of .AI domains reinforces GoDaddy’s support for Saudi Arabia’s burgeoning AI community, easing the path for businesses and innovators to harness AI’s potential and cultivate a robust digital presence.

Saudi Arabia’s global AI rankings are impressive, leading in government strategy for AI. The nation has achieved a perfect score across AI-related criteria, including the establishment of the National Strategy for Data and AI (NSDAI), dedicated AI authorities, and ample funding for AI initiatives.

With the launch of .AI domains, GoDaddy continues to empower entrepreneurs and innovators, propelling them toward success in the evolving AI landscape. Securing a .AI domain enables businesses to embrace the future, amplify their digital presence, and contribute to Saudi Arabia’s remarkable journey toward global AI leadership.

“Artificial intelligence (AI) is set to contribute $135 billion to Saudi Arabia’s economy and will see AI’s contribution to GDP rise to 12.4 percent in 2030, making it the biggest beneficiary of AI in the Middle East. By introducing .AI domains in the Kingdom, we aim to provide a platform for businesses and individuals to fully embrace AI’s transformative potential,” commented Selina Bieber, Vice President, International Markets at GoDaddy.

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