Summary Of Upcoming TLD Launches.

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26 August 2016

 

Summary Of Upcoming TLD Launches.

 

The sunrise phase of dot(.)blog has started and will require additional defensive consideration by brand owners for various reasons. Please note:  Two character and Three character domain names will be available during the Sunrise phase.

 

Please speak with your account manager for strategic advice or more information.

 

A summary of upcoming TLD launches is included below. 

 

Launches within 30 days (bold indicates where dates fall within time frame)

 

Extension Start Date Order Entry Deadline First-come First-served (FCFS) Registry
 Sunrise Phase
 .at 1&2 characters  29-Aug-2016  21-Sep-2016  No  Austrian registry (nic.at GmbH)
 .makeup  8-Sep-2016  14-Oct-2016  Yes  L’Oreal registry
 .games  12-Jul-2016  8-Sep-2016  No  Rightside (Blocks Available)
 .shopping  19-Jul-2016  15-Sep-2016  No  Donuts (Blocks Available)
 .ie IDNS 23-Aug-2016 19-Sep-2016 No  IE Domain Registry Limited
 Grandfather Phase
 .uy (IDN only)  14-Jun-2016  15-Sep-2016  Yes  Uruguayan registry
 Limited Phase
 .moi (Limited 2)  1-Sep-2016  28-Sep-2016  No  Amazon Registry Services, Inc. (ARSI)
 .storage  6-Sep-2016  30-Dec-2016  Yes  Self Storage Company LLC
 .th  1-Aug-2016  8-Sep-2016 No  THNIC
 EAP
 .shop (EAP Stage 1)  1-Sep-2016  1-Sep-2016  Yes  GMO Registry
 .shop (EAP Stage 2)  3-Sep-2016  2-Sep-2016  Yes  GMO Registry
 .shop (EAP Stage 3)  6-Sep-2016  8-Sep-2016  Yes  GMO Registry
 .shop (EAP Stage 4)  10-Sep-2016  12-Sep-2016  Yes  GMO Registry
 .shop (EAP Stage 5)  14-Sep-2016  15-Sep-2016  Yes  GMO Registry
 .shop (EAP Stage 6) 18-Sep-2016 20-Sep-2016 Yes  GMO Registry
 .shop (EAP Stage 7) 22-Sep-2016 22-Sep-2016 Yes  GMO Registry
 General Availability
 .xn--mk1bu44c (Korean dot-com)  30-Aug-2016  N/A  Yes  Verisign, Inc.
 .xn--t60b56a (Korean dot-net)  30-Aug-2016  N/A  Yes  Verisign, Inc.
 .games  14-Sep-2016  N/A  Yes  Rightside (Blocks Available)
 .uy (IDN only) 20-Sep-2016 N/A Yes  Uruguayan registry
 .shopping 21-Sep-2016 N/A Yes  Donuts (Blocks Available)
 
Extension Start Date Order Entry Deadline First-come First-served (FCFS) Registry
 Sunrise Phase
 .ie IDNS  23-Aug-2016  19-Sep-2016  No  IE Domain Registry Limited
 .doctor  23-Aug-2016  20-Oct-2016  No  Donuts (Blocks Available)
 .shop  30-Jun-2016  25-Aug-2016  No  GMO Registry
 .storage  5-Jul-2016  26-Aug-2016  Yes  Self Storage Company LLC
 .at 1&2 characters  29-Aug-2016  21-Sep-2016  No  Austrian registry (nic.at GmbH)
 .makeup  8-Sep-2016  18-Oct-2016  Yes  L’Oreal registry
 .games  12-Jul-2016  8-Sep-2016  No  Rightside (Blocks Available)
 .shopping  19-Jul-2016  15-Sep-2016  No  Donuts (Blocks Available)
 Grandfather Phase
 .uy (IDN only)  14-Jun-2016  15-Sep-2016  Yes  Uruguayan registry
 Limited Phase
 .moi (Limited 2)  1-Sep-2016  28-Sep-2016  No  Amazon Registry Services, Inc. (ARSI)
 .storage  6-Sep-2016  30-Dec-2016  Yes  Self Storage Company LLC
 .th  1-Aug-2016  8-Sep-2016  Yes  THNIC
 Landrush Phase
 .xn--mk1bu44c (Korean dot-com)  16-Aug-2016  25-Aug-2016  Yes  Verisign, Inc.
 .xn--t60b56a (Korean dot-net)  16-Aug-2016  25-Aug-2016  Yes  Verisign, inc.
 EAP
 .shop (EAP Stage 1)  1-Sep-2016  1-Sep-2016  Yes  GMO Registry
 .shop (EAP Stage 2)  3-Sep-2016  2-Sep-2016  Yes  GMO Registry
 .shop (EAP Stage 3)  6-Sep-2016  8-Sep-2016  Yes  GMO Registry
 .shop (EAP Stage 4)  10-Sep-2016  12-Sep-2016  Yes  GMO Registry
 .shop (EAP Stage 5)  14-Sep-2016  15-Sep-2016  Yes  GMO Registry
 General Availability
 .xn--mk1bu44c (Korean dot-com)  30-Aug-2016  N/A  Yes  Verisign, Inc.
 .xn--t60b56a (Korean dot-net)  30-Aug-2016  N/A  Yes  Verisign, Inc.
 .games  14-Sep-2016  N/A  Yes  Rightside (Blocks Available)
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For further information, please contact:
 
Henry Chan, Corporation Service Company® (CSC®)
henry.chan@cscglobal.com
 
Ruby Pang, Corporation Service Company® (CSC®)
ruby.pang@cscglobal.com