General Availability for Short and Numeric-Only .tel Names Begins Tomorrow

By Telnic Limited, PRNE
Sunday, June 12, 2011

LONDON, June 13, 2011 -

Telnic Limited (, the Registry Operator for
the .tel top level domain (TLD), today announced that the General
Availability registration period for short (two-character) and numeric-only
.tel names will commence tomorrow at 3.00 p.m. BST.

Following the premium-priced Landrush registration period,
which commenced on Wednesday 1st June 2011 at 3 p.m. BST and which lasted two
weeks, General Availability will enable anyone to register any remaining
short and numeric-only .tel names at regular registration pricing.

As with the previous Landrush period, the following strings
remain unavailable for registration in this round:

Short domains

- all one-letter (from through to domains

- all two-character country code top level domains (ccTLDs,
such as for example)

Numeric-only domains

- all single-digit (from through to domains

- all combinations of digits and/or digit and hyphen strings
that contain eight or more characters (for example, or

All registrations will be on a first-come, first served basis.
As with existing .tel domain name registrations, commercial pricing will be
set by ICANN-accredited Registrars and their resellers. General Availability
pricing is anticipated to be similar to existing .tel registration costs.
Registrations can be from one to ten years. A list of ICANN-accredited
Registrars can be found at

Further information regarding short and numeric-only .tel
names can be found at

Note to Editors:

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Primary Contact - Justin Hayward, Telnic Limited:


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