There were two applicants for the .PHONE Top Level Domain: Wild Frostbite (a Donuts company) and Dish DBS. It is unclear yet which applicant will gain approval to operate the .PHONE Top Level Domain. A decision is expected on this topic by June 2013.
The Dish DBS company has stated its intention of using .PHONE for its own internal purposes. Therefore, if Dish DBS should win approval from ICANN to operate .PHONE, then .PHONE domain names will not be sold to the general public, and Get New TLDs Inc. will be unable to obtain any .PHONE domain names for its pre-registratin customers.
On the other hand, Wild Frostbite does intend to make .PHONE domain names available for purchase by the general public. Therefore, if Dish DBS should win approval from ICANN to operate .PHONE, then .PHONE domain names will be sold to the general public, and Get New TLDs Inc. will have the opportunity to purchase pre-registered .PHONE domain names on behalf of its customers.
Get New TLDs Inc will share more information about the future of .PHONE as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, please feel free to pre-register your .PHONE domain name. Pre-registration is free, and you may cancel your pre-registration at any time.
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- Pre-Register Your Domain Name.
- When each Top Level Domain announces their pricing structure, we'll email you with that information.
- Corfirm your order and provide payment information.
- DotAnything.co Inc. will put in a purchase request on your behalf as soon as domain name sales start.
- You may transfer your domain name to your preferred registrar.
is a Pre-registration?
When you pre-register for a domain name, it’s like adding it to a shopping list. DotAnything.co Inc. will keep your shopping list for you until pricing for each top level domain is announced to the public. At that time, DotAnything.co Inc. will email you and ask you to confirm your pre-registration request and provide payment in advance for every domain that you have pre-registered. DotAnything.co Inc. will put in a purchase request on your behalf as soon as domain name sales begin. DotAnything.co Inc. will refund the purchase price of any domains that do not result in an actual Registration.
- How much will my domain
Per domain pricing for each top level domain has not yet been announced. Get New TLDs will email you with per domain pricing for each of the domains that you have pre-registered prior to the General Availability date.
- Can I cancel my pre-registration?
Pre-registration requests are not final until after your pre-registration is confirmed and you have provided payment information.
- When will I get my domain
No one can guarantee that you will get every domain name that you pre-register for. No one even knows for sure which top level domains will be approved by ICANN, and which will not be. It is estimated that future new top level domain operators from this application round may begin selling domain names as early as 2014. Get New TLDs Inc. will email pre-registration customers with the expected “go live" date for each TLD that they have pre-registered for when this information becomes available.
- What types of domains can I pre-register?
You may pre-register generic names, such as names that are not trademarked. You may not pre-register for Geographic Names, Trademarked names, or names that are on the Names Collission list. Learn more about our Pre-Registration Guidelines.
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