Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) finally opens the application period for its long-awaited new gTLD program.
Prospective new gTLD applicants have just less than three months from now on to submit their proposals to the organization for consideration.
Mark Your Calendars:
- 12 January 2012: Application period opens
- 29 March 2012: Last day to register for access to the TLD Application System (TAS)
- 12 April 2012: Application period closes
ICANN took the chance to send its key personality to our 2011 newdomains.org conference in Munich.
We were glad to have Chairman of the Board, Dr. Stephen Crocker and Senior Vice President and Head of the new gTLD program, Kurt Pritz with us on various Panels and speeches. ICANN's Press Manager, Brad White held an international press conference on the first conference day.
ICANN also used the presence of various representatives of the press to chat and give insights of the gTLD program. ...click for more
The Yes2dotAfrica Campaign, led by Sophia Bekele, gave insights on the 2011 newdomains.org conference.
The Munich Conference on new TLDs took place at the prestigious Hotel Sofitel Munich and was organized by one of the global premium registrars, United Domains, who assembled the 'who is who of the new gTLDs' process. ...click for more