New Generic Top-level Domains Pricing

New Generic Top-level Domains The first of many new TLDs have arrived at QuantmWeb. We have launched sunrise registrations for the new domain extensions and have also begun accepting registrations for the Trademark Clearinghouse. Pricing (all prices displayed in AUD dollars) Pricing for each extension has two parts: a sunrise fee, and a one-year registration ...

General Availability for 7 new TLDs starts tomorrow

Beginning tomorrow, February 5th, the first of many new TLDs will enter the General Availability phase at QuantmWeb Domains.   The following TLDs will open for registration at 11AM EST (4 PM UTC): .BIKE  .CLOTHING .GURU .HOLDINGS .VENTURES .PLUMBING .SINGLES     For complete pricing information, please visit our pricing page.    In addition, as of ...

Trademark Clearinghouse

The Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) has been established by ICANN and is part of the measures to protect the rights of trademark holders during the launch of new gTLDs. It serves as a centralized database of trademarks. The purpose of the Clearinghouse is to accept records of registered trademarks, to validate these records, and then to ...

Launch Phases 2

Upon launch, new gTLDs will follow a cycle of different launch phases. While all TLDs will need to start their launch with a Sunrise phase for trademark owners, there’s more flexibility with the following phases. Below we have mapped a typical launch cycle you will likely see in most TLDs: Sunrise (60 days) Landrush General ...

ICANN’s new gTLD domain name extensions

Most resellers will have heard about the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, otherwise known as ICANN. Many of you will also have heard of the new generic top level domains (gTLDs) program, which if you listen to sensationalised media reports is likely to change the face of the internet as we know it. At QuantmWeb ...

New gTLDs – Trademark Clearinghouse Overview

The rollout of new generic top level domains gTLDs (link to overview article)will start in the second half of 2013. Part of the rollout plan includes a sunrise period where existing trademark holders can apply to pre-register relevant extensions of their trademark to protect their intellectual property rights. If you hold an existing trademark and are ...

auDA Industry Advisory Panel

If you sell or work with .au domain names, it is likely that you would be familiar with auDA, the .au regulator. What you may not know is that auDA are currently reviewing the structure of the .au industry, though the 2012 Industry Advisory Panel. auDA develops policy based on panels that draw expertise from ...

Tips for buying domain names

A lot has been blogged about how obtaining more than one domain name can protect your brands online security and help you to increase your search traffic. That said many people whom are setting out buying domain names for their business are still unsure of exactly what and why some domain names carry such high ...

The .au Domain Report

Domain management can often be a tricky business. Keeping tabs on multiple domain names, dealing with renewal dates and mastering registration issues can be fraught with challenges if you do not have the right tools to help you out. Luckily, there is. Released by AusRegistry every month, the .au report is one of the most ...

Dealing with domain name transfers

In the online world, your domain name works as a signpost for your most precious piece of real estate and can determine the ways your customers connect with and perceive your brand. So how do you transfer your domain name without impacting your ability to maintain a brand presence that customers can easily understand? Here ...