20 New Domains Launched in January! - Webnames Blog

20 New Domains Launched in January!


Keeping up with the momentum built up in 2013, 20 new generic Top Level Domains (new gTLDs) launched in January. Each domain extension has entered their respective Sunrise Periods and the first January batch is expected to become available on March 19, 2014.

20 New Domain Extensions

In case you missed previous announcements, the 20 new gTLDs that have launched and are available for Pre-Order today are:

January 7 – 13, 2014

January 14 – 20, 2014

January 21 – 27, 2014

January 28 – 31, 2014

The first batch of domains launched in January will be available to the general public on March 19, 2014 but you can Pre-Order today to reserve your spot on the submission queue. When each new domain becomes available, it will be on a first come, first served basis so Pre-Ordering as early as today can help you secure the domain that you want when it becomes available.

Pre-register Today

Trademark Holders

Trademark holders that want to protect their brand and domains are advised to participate in the Sunrise Period of each domain.The Sunrise Period is a 60-day priority registration period that allows trademark holders to secure their brands and domains ahead of the domain’s availability to the general public.

To participate in the Sunrise Period, your trademark needs to be validated via the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH). Trademark validation may take up to 34 days so act now before the Sunrise Period ends! Validate your Trademark today!

The closing date for the first batch of January domain extensions ends on March 8, 2014.

Don’t see the domain name that you want?

Find out when the domain extension you want becomes available by pre-registering for them (it’s FREE) or you can check out our Domain Launch Schedule tool to see the estimated launch dates of each new domain extension!

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