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New domain name registration volumes: all new gTLD reports were updated by Jean Guillon.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The new gTLD info of Wednesday

China seems to be "the" place where to sell new domain names and many Registries are moving there. On the four new gTLDs delegated recently, 2 are Trademarks, one is controversial and the other is the name of a city.
  1. Another new gTLD Registry heads to China;
  2. Four (4) new strings were just delegated;
  3. Icann new gTLD agenda;
  4. Strange: watch the earth in .BLUE;
  5. ICANN tests emergency registry with dead .BRAND;
  6. New gTLD applicant Videos;
  7. More in  your Newsletter.
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Nameshield Corporate Registrar: Corporate domain name portfolio management
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Most recent Trademark Clearinghouse Sunrise Period announcements

Sunrise Period for .ISTANBUL new gTLD starts today

WHEN:
  • SUNRISE PERIOD START: Wednesday, 27 January, 2016;
  • SUNRISE PERIOD END: Friday, 26 February, 2016.
WHERE:
Interested parties can participate in the Sunrise Period with


WHAT (Mission):
"The .istanbul TLDʹs mission is to encourage innovation, improve service levels of government institutes and enterprises, assist residents in locating City government services, help local businesses to thrive, market and promote tourism in the Istanbul, and spread the dynamic image and the brand value of Istanbul around the world. Through the introduction of a new unrestricted top-level domain name, serving as new resources for local and global enterprises and entrepreneurs, will provide the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (the ʺIMMʺ) and portfolio owners with new opportunities to generate new income and will support the development of the City and economy as well as introducing the cultural and historical heritage of Istanbul to the world". (source: https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result).

Nameshield Corporate Registrar: Corporate domain name portfolio management
The Nameshield Group: Registry, Corporate and Retail Registrar

Most recent Trademark Clearinghouse Sunrise Period announcements

Sunrise Period for .IST new gTLD starts today

WHEN:
  • SUNRISE PERIOD START: Wednesday, 27 January, 2016;
  • SUNRISE PERIOD END: Friday, 26 February, 2016.
WHERE:
Interested parties can participate in the Sunrise Period with


WHAT (Mission):
"The .ist TLDʹs mission is to create ʺISTʺ brand for Istanbul at national and international levels, provide an alternative usage as short-form for Istanbul, encourage innovation, help local businesses to thrive, market and promote tourism in the Istanbul, and spread the dynamic image and the brand value of Istanbul around the world. Through the introduction of a new unrestricted top-level domain name, serving as new resources for local and global enterprises and entrepreneurs, will provide the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (the ʺIMMʺ) and portfolio owners with new opportunities to generate new income and will support the development of the City and economy as well as introducing the cultural and historical heritage of Istanbul to the world. Everyone will have the opportunity to chose their online presence through ʺ.istʺ TLD or ʺ.istanbulʺ TLD". (source: https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result).

Nameshield Corporate Registrar: Corporate domain name portfolio management
The Nameshield Group: Registry, Corporate and Retail Registrar

Most recent Trademark Clearinghouse Sunrise Period announcements

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