"DotWorld_IDN" TLD in Chinese, Japanese and Korean Language Launches Special Sunrise Period and Announces Public First-Come-First-Served Registration Date (PR Newswire)
HONG KONG, Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — “DotWorld_IDN” Registry, operated by Stable Tone Limited, today announced the launch of a Special Sunrise for the “DotWorld_IDN” new top-level-domain in Chinese, Japanese and Korean. This Special Sunrise application period will last more than 60 days, starting from September 8th and ending on November 10th, 2015.
The two-character domain extension, pronounced “Shijie” in Chinese; “Seikai” in Japanese and “Segye” in Korean means the “world” across Chinese, Japanese and Koreans alike (in meaning and in writing). Together, that encompasses an over 1.5 billion population market worldwide. “DotWorld_IDN” domains are also ideal for representing world class brands online for companies as well as the online world of individuals.
“We are taking care to ensure that trademark rights holders have a chance to register their brand names with priority in “DotWorld_IDN” TLD said Jason Du, CEO of Stable Tone. “DotWorld_IDN” domains are a must-have for brands looking to grow and prosper in China, Japan and Korea.”
“As a pioneer of IDN, I am particularly excited about the international nature of the “DotWorld_IDN” TLD for Chinese, Japanese and Korean users around the world,” added Edmon Chung, CEO of DotAsia Organisation Ltd. “Namesphere, a sister company of DotAsia, is focused on supporting new gTLDs especially in Asia. We are thrilled to be working with the “DotWorld_IDN” registry, and to promote the “DotWorld_IDN” TLD in Asia and beyond.”
During the Special Sunrise period ( Sep 8 – Nov 10, 2015), prior rights holders with a registered mark in the Trademark Clearing House (TMCH), as well as rights holders with a nationally registered trademark around the world can register “DotWorld_IDN” domain names ahead of the public launch (General Availability), which will open on November 17th, 2015, when “DotWorld_IDN” domains will be available for registration by anyone on a first-come-first-served (FCFS) basis.
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SOURCE Namesphere Holding Limited