Sibername announces the launch of .PROMO Domain Name Registration Service

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.PROMO Domain Name Registration Service

We are pleased to announce that .PROMO Domain Name Registration Service  is launching April 14, 2016 at 12:00 PM EST.  Please see the information below:

General information and Eligibility Requirement

.PROMO is an open ICANN-sponsored TLD available to accredited registrars.

Minimum length of registration will be 2 characters, the maximum length is 63 characters. Please note IDNs WILL NOT be available at this time.


Below is the release schedule for .PROMO.  Please note that registrations or applications are not permitted during the quiet period, although you may create contact and host objects during the quiet period.

Sunrise: 2016-04-14 12:00 PM EST to 2016-05-16 12:00 PM EST

Note:  Sunrise is a first come first serve system.

Sunrise Pricing: 159.95 CAD per domain year

Landrush: 2016-05-17 12:00 ETS to 2016-05-21 11:59 PM EST

*Please note: claims is active during landrush*

The landrush phase for new gTLDs occurs after sunrise and before general availability. Landrush will follow a “Dutch auction” format. All names will start at a maximum established price on the Landrush start date. Over the duration of Landrush, the price will be lowered in decrements daily as registrants decide at what price point they wish to register. The price reduction will occur at 12:00 EST daily. Landrush will end at 11:59 PM on May 21, 2016:

  • May 17-18 $12,000
  • May 18-19 $8,000
  • May 19-20 $4,000
  • May 20-21 $400

Please note that registration of .PROMO domains during Landrush is a commitment by both the registrar and registrant to pay a premium for that domain. If a .PROMO name is registered and then subsequently canceled within the 5-day grace period during landrush, that domain will be removed from the registry and will be unavailable until General Availability (GA). After the start of GA, that domain will be made available again as a premium domain at the price established during Landrush. If you have any questions, please contact tech support before registering.

Premium Names will also be made available for registration during the Landrush Period. These names can be registered only at the pre-determined premium price and via the standard premium names registration process.

General Availability: 2016-05-23 12:00 PM EST

GA Pricing:  18.95 CAD per domain year

Please note that the Claims Period overlaps with the Landrush and General Availability period(s).  Please note that claims will be in effect until 2016-05-17 12:00 PM EST and that domain creates with claims requires the “open-claims”, without claims will require the “open” extension.


Please note currently claims will end on 2016-08-21 12:00 EST


Premium Names

A list of .PROMO premium names are available upon request.

For further information, please contact Technical Support at

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