June 2020 Newsletter
Welcome to June! We hope you and your loved ones are staying safe, healthy, and happy during this time.
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June 2020 Issue
Welcome
Welcome to June! We hope you and your loved ones are staying safe, healthy, and happy during this time.
This month, we bring you news of new TLD launches, including .MONSTER, .CYOU, and .DEALER, as well as registry updates for various TLDs. Read on for further domain updates!

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New TLD Launches at HEXONET
.MONSTER New TLD
We added .MONSTER to our list of supported TLDs! The meaning of .MONSTER is as imaginative as you are - choose .MONSTER domains for all your good ideas!
Pricing details are now available in your account.
.CYOU New TLD
.CYOU is a new domain extension that’s well suited for Generation Z. .CYOU is perfect for technologically advanced individuals living in a world of social media and the internet.
.CYOU Launch Schedule:
Sunrise: May 14, 2020 14:00 UTC - June 15, 2020 14:00 UTC
EAP: June 16, 2020 14:00 UTC - June 23, 2020 13:59 UTC
General Availability (GA): June 23, 2020 14:00 UTC
Pricing details are now available in your account.
.DEALER New TLD
Join dealers that understand the importance of branding and show the world that you are an authorized dealer with the definitive domain ending that describes your business perfectly: .DEALER.
.DEALER Launch Schedule:
Sunrise: April 29, 2020 16:00 UTC - June 1, 2020 15:59 UTC
EAP: June 1, 2020 16:00 UTC - June 8, 2020 15:59 UTC
General Availability (GA): June 8, 2020 16:00 UTC
Pricing details are now available in your account.
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Keep up with the latest new TLD dates with Hexonet's Launch Calendar.

Scheduled Maintenance Reminder - Update
Please note that there has been an update in the Scheduled Maintenance date shared in our May newsletter. The Scheduled Maintenance date will be on June 27, 2020, as opposed to the original communicated date of May 23, 2020. Thank you for your understanding!
Promotions
From .ASIA to .WORLD, make sure to check out all of our current promotions with over 150 TLDs on sale!*
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*No new promotion launches this month.
Registry / Registrar Bulletin
.GAY Changes to Launch Schedule
 
Due to current world events, Top Level Design has decided to postpone the .GAY Early Access Program (EAP) and General Availability (GA) phase to a later date (most likely mid-September). We will announce the official date once it has been confirmed by the registry. In addition, the Sunrise 2 phase, which began on April 6th, has been extended and will remain open until the week ahead of the EAP.

.PLACE Registration Requirements Removed
June 1, 2020
 
Donuts is removing the geo-fencing requirements for .PLACE starting on June 1, 2020. With this new registration policy in place, Hexonet is offering .PLACE for new registrations again on June 1, 2020.

.AS, .GG, and .JE Transfer Policy Change
July 1, 2020
 
On July 1, 2020 at 8:00 UTC, we will be updating the transfer policy for .AS, GG, and .JE domains as per registry requirements. Currently, a renewal is not required with a transfer. Commencing July 1st, transferred domains will be renewed for a further 1 year period at the time of transfer. If you have any questions or require further support, please contact us at help@hexonet.support.

Price Increase for .CLUB on July 1, 2020 Suspended
 
In 2019, the .CLUB registry announced that they intend to increase the price for .CLUB on every first of July over a duration of three (3) years. Due to the current public health crisis, the registry decided to cancel the price increase on July 1, 2020. All .CLUB prices will remain at the current price until the next price increase on July 1, 2021.

Price Increase for .KOELN and .COLOGNE
September 1, 2020
 
The dotKoeln registry is increasing the price for .KOELN and .COLOGNE effective September 1, 2020, 00:00 UTC.
This price increase will apply to existing domains, new registrations, renewals and transfers from the effective date.
  • Reseller Price Class: Increasing from €14.28* (net price: €12.00) to €18.45* (net price: €15.50) EUR/Domain/Year
  • Premium Price Class: Increasing from €12.44* (net price: €10.45) to €16.66* (net price: €14.00) EUR/Domain/Year
  • Platinum Price Class: Increasing from €11.66* (net price: €9.80) to €15.71* (net price: €13.20) EUR/Domain/Year
Please note that the restore fee will remain unchanged at €70.00 EUR.
Customers that have existing .KOELN and .COLOGNE registrations should consider renewing prior to this increase.

Price Change for .BAYERN and .LAW
September 15, 2020
 
The MMX registry is changing the prices for .BAYERN and .LAW effective September 15, 2020. This price change will apply to existing domains, new registrations, renewals and transfers from the effective date.
.BAYERN:
  • Reseller Price Class: Increasing from €39.27* (net price: €33.00) to €40.32* (net price: €36.00) EUR/Domain/Year
  • Premium Price Class: Increasing from €34.51* (net price: €29.00) to €37.49* (net price: €31.50) EUR/Domain/Year
  • Platinum Price Class: Increasing from €30.35* (net price: €25.50) to €33.32* (net price: €28.00) EUR/Domain/Year
.LAW:
  • Reseller Price Class: Increasing from $130.90* (net price: $110.00) to $140.42* (net price: $118.00) USD/Domain/Year
  • Premium Price Class: Increasing from $115.43* (net price: $97.00) to $124.95* (net price: $105.00) USD/Domain/Year
  • Platinum Price Class: Increasing from $102.94* (net price: $86.50) to $111.86* (net price: $94.00) USD/Domain/Year
Customers that have existing domain registrations under these TLDs should consider renewing prior to this change.
 

Customer Service Holiday Coverage
 
Our German Office will be closed on June 1st, 2020, for Whit Monday during our regular hours between 7:00 UTC to 15:00 UTC. The Office will reopen on Tuesday, June 2nd at 7:00 UTC.
Our German Office will also be closed on June 11, 2020, for Corpus Christi during our regular hours between 7:00 UTC to 15:00 UTC. The office will reopen on Friday, June 12 at 7:00 UTC. All customer service requests will be handled by our Canadian office during this time.
 
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