Additional Generic newTLDs:
.Actor, .Bar, .Engineer, .Immobilien, .Map, .Ninja, .Pub, .Rehap, .RIP. .Social, and .Wow
These additional EOI's will become available on January 2, 2013 at 10:00 UTC.
NewTLDs - Earlier is Better than Later:
Though the vast majority of HEXONET's customers want and use our Expression of Interest service for newTLDs, a few are of the opinion that recording EOIs now is a little too early. HEXONET believes EOIs earlier is better than later for the following two reasons:
1. DATA COLLECTION
One approach to preparing for the newTLDs is to guess which newTLDs might be successful. At HEXONET, we want to take a pragmatic and numeric approach to determining where to invest valuable marketing and engineering resources for newTLDs. By knowing where the demand is, HEXONET can direct our time, energy and money into those newTLDs that our customers want most.
2. RECORDING OF CUSTOMER INTEREST
HEXONET constantly receives inquiries from our customers on newTLDs. And based on the feedback from our customers, as much as customers want news and alerts on the newTLD of their interest, they are equally opposed to getting newTLDs information they don't want. By taking a record of the newTLDs specific to each customer, HEXONET can deliver better service and exactly the information a customer wants with nothing more.
HEXONET highly recommends resellers and customers consider newTLD EOIs today and benefit through early participation. Please remember that newTLD expressions of interest are non-binding and are offered without charge.
Expression of Interest Documentation for Resellers:
1. Guides and Manuals:
On September 10th 2012, HEXONET made the following two documents available:
- Expression-of-Interest/Domain Application Quickstart Guide 1.2
- Expression-of-Interest/Domain Application Reference Manual 1.2
2. Converting EOIs into Pre-Registrations for Resellers:
Once HEXONET obtains concrete and finalize details about any specific newTLDs launch, notifications will be relayed immediately. Included in any final notification will be information on converting an EOI into a standard Pre-Registration. Please note:
- Converting your EOI into a Pre-Registration is not binding.
- Inline with Sunrise, Landrush, and GoLive releases, please remember that Pre-Registration deposits must be secured prior to submission to a registry
- There's no fee charged for incomplete pre-registrations or for pre-registrations that fail
3. Adding an EOI via API:
command = AddDomainApplication
class = EOI
domain = example.web
ownercontact0 = (CONTACT)
admincontact0 = (CONTACT)
techcontact0 = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)
nameserver0 = (NAMESERVER)
nameserver1 = (NAMESERVER)
nameserver2 = (NAMESERVER)
4. EOI/Pre-registrations via Control Panel
EOIs/Pre-Registrations can be submitted through the Control Panel by logging into your account and navigating to "Manage Products > Pre-registrations". From within the Pre-reg Admin one can list existing or submit new EOIs/Pre-registrations. Users can modify or delete any EOI at anytime. Pre-registrations can be modified or deleted without charge up to 24 hours prior to the launch date.
Should you have any additional questions with respect to the EOI/Pre-Registration system, please do not hesitate to contact us.