New Domain Extension News

Here’s a round-up of the latest Domain extension news. For further details about any of the extensions below, please call our Domain name Management team on 0845 363 6173 or arrange a call back.

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.UK Short Domain Extensions

Nominet, the .UK domain Registry recently revised the rules for domain registration and is releasing single character, 2 letter and previously reserved domains which will open up a whole new set of marketing opportunities for UK businesses and the first Sunrise period is about to close.

Our Domain Name Management account team can help you and your clients make your application. So whether you want to secure a great numerical extension like 1.co.uk or short memorable domains like bb.co.uk, get in touch today to find out more.

The Registered Rights Sunrise stage closes on 17th January 2011. Applicants must prove Intellectual Property rights and be holders of registered trademarks enforceable in the UK and provide evidence of use in the UK on or before 1st January 2008.

.EE (ESTONIA) Registrations Made Easier

We can make it easier and faster to register a .EE (Estonia) Domain by supplying you with the required local Admin-C that will enable you to secure your Domain. Get in touch to find out more.

.SO (SOMALIA) Landrush Is Coming

The Landrush period for .SO (Somalia) Domains opened on 10th January and will run to 28th February 2011 without registration restrictions. Auctions will be scheduled for multiple applications from 14th March 2011. General availability will open on 1st April 2011 with “First come First served” principle.

.SA (SAUDI ARABIA) Sunrise Is Coming

The .SA (Saudi Arabia) Sunrise period opened on 10th January and will run to 7th March 2011. To register a .SA domain name in this phase, it’s necessary to own the corresponding third level domain name .com.sa (or other sub domain).

Since the .SA domain authority has changed its registration regulations, .SA Registrants must either have a local presence in Saudi Arabia or have a trademark registered in Saudi Arabia. Domain name must match either a company name or a trademark.

We can secure all international extensions available including these new addresses and help recover lost domains. For further details please call 0845 363 6173 or arrange a call back.

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