HISTORY

2006

Creation of the promoter

June 4, 2006

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

Constitution Assembly

June 10, 2006

Constitution Assembly
Asociación PuntoGal was constituted after several months by a Promoter composed of several Galician cultural and social representative entities.
2008

Xuventude Galiza Net

March 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

May 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

June 14, 2013

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

Special Award

October 4, 2013

Special Award
Special Award from the Galician Association of Computer Engineers
2013

CPEIG Award

October 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

November 11, 2013

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

San Martiño Award of Linguistic Normalization

November 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

December 12, 2013

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

Domain delegation

April 11, 2014

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

Dominio.gal

May 16, 2014

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

Pioneiros .gal

July 22, 2014

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

Open phase announcement

November 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

December 2, 2014

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

Launch Phase

December 2, 2014

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

Manuel Beiras Award

December 11, 2014

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

Honorary Member

September 25, 2015

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