HISTORY

2006

Creation of the promoter

Xuño 4, 2006

A working group was organized as Promoter to constitute the Asociación PuntoGal.
2006

Constitution Assembly

Xuño 10, 2006

Constitution Assembly
Asociación PuntoGal was constituted after several months by a Promoter composed of several Galician cultural and social representative entities.
2007

Xoan Manuel Pintos Award

Outubro 29, 2007

Xoan Manuel Pintos Award
Awarded by the municipality of Pontevedra and the Friends of Language Entities
2008

Xuventude Galiza Net

Marzo 17, 2008

Xuventude Galiza Net
Asociación PuntoGal got more than 700 supports during a LAN Party on Santiago de Compostela. On September the supporting will be over 9000.
2012

Presentation of the candidature

Maio 29, 2012

Presentation of the candidature
After a long wait, Asociación PuntoGal finally could apply their candidature for a Galician language and culture domain.
2013

ICANN approved galician language and culture domain

Xuño 14, 2013

ICANN approved galician language and culture domain
After meeting the ICANN requirements, Asociación PuntoGal got domain .gal approval.
2013

CPEIG Award

Outubro 5, 2013

CPEIG Award
The Colexio Profesional de Enxeñeiros en Informática of Galicia, gives an especial mention to Asociación PuntoGal on their annual awards.
2013

Contract signature

Novembro 11, 2013

Asociación Puntogal signed with the ICANN a domain .gal creation contract.
2013

San Martiño Award of Linguistic Normalization

Novembro 11, 2013

San Martiño Award of Linguistic Normalization
PuntoGal Association received the San Martiño Award of Linguistic Normalization from the Association O Brado of A Estrada.
2013

Galician Culture Awards

Decembro 12, 2013

Galician Culture Awards
Asociación PuntoGal received Language Galician Culture Award.
2014

Domain delegation

Abril 11, 2014

Domain delegation
ICANN finally delegated domain .gal, so that, Asociación PuntoGal became effectively a domain operator.
2014

Dominio.gal

Maio 16, 2014

Dominio.gal
The first website with a domain .gal was presented to civil society.
2014

Pioneers .gal

Xullo 22, 2014

Pioneers .gal
The first 93 domains activated under the suffix .gal were presented.
2014

Launch Phase

Setembro 16, 2014

Launch Phase
.Gal Launch Phase presented on the Galician Royal Academy
2014

Open phase announcement

Novembro 27, 2014

Open phase announcement
The Open Phase for the .gal registry was announced at an event in the Escola de Enxeñaría de Telecomunicación of Vigo.
2014

Open phase start

Decembro 2, 2014

The .gal domain registry was open for the public in general.
2014

Manuel Beiras Award

Decembro 11, 2014

Manuel Beiras Award
PuntoGAl Association received the Special Award from the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago de Compostela
2015

Honorary Member

Setembro 25, 2015

Honorary Member
Honorary Member of the Galician Association of Telecommunication Engineers.
2017

PuntoGal new GeoTLDs member

Novembro 24, 2017

PuntoGal new GeoTLDs member
PuntoGal new member of the GeoTLDs which promote the local digital identities
2018

Mini-stories contest

Xaneiro 30, 2018

Mini-stories contest
Presentation of the mini-stories contest with the collaboration of Real Academia Galega and Luzes.