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.AFRICA in the root zone

55 countries - one TLD Several years of legal battles are finally over and .AFRICA has been delegated. The registry announced a preliminary sunrise (priority registration for trademarkholders) date set to April 4th 2017. The sunrise period will be followed by a Landrush period where highly coveted domain names can...

Important information regarding .TEL!

We are delighted to inform you of some exciting developments which will benefit you, and the wider .tel community. As you may know .tel have had restrictions regarding the use of this top level domain. All .tel domains are today hosted on Telnic:s own nameservers that provide a information...

NET.AR – Registry Restriction Waived !

For years, .com.ar was the only Argentinean domain name extension open to all registrants. The registry has recently removed all restrictions for .net.ar, an extension previous available only to Argentinean residents. There are very few registrations under .net.ar and therefore plenty of good names available to be registered. Please...

.BLOG soon to released!

On Monday 21/11 the new top level domain .BLOG will be released in general availability for anyone to register. The registry recieved over 950 unique applications in the sunrise period making .BLOG one of the most popular new top level domains in sunrise. The word “blog” is something that...

IDN Registration Launch for .site & .website

We can finally announce that IDN registration will soon become available for the top level domains .site and .website! IDN Registrations will be available 28th of July at 06:00 UTC and onwards. Please see the important launch requisites below: • Trademark Claims: In compliance with ICANN policies, TM Claims...

New release date for .SHOP!

Today the long awaited Premium Name .SHOP surpassed 400 sunrise applications! The response has been absolutely incredible and we are sure that further milestones will be reached. As a result of the great response and the high demand that .SHOP has attracted, it has now been announced that there...

SHOP sunrise opens today!

Finally it is here! One of the most anticipated new top level domains .SHOP! With online shopping continuing to rapidly grow in market and share. The new top level domain .SHOP expect to have extremely high demand when released. .SHOP is the perfect domain both for the online and...