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Donuts Launches Seven More gTLD Sunrises

Donuts announced yesterday (13 November) that it will launch the Sunrise phase for an additional seven new gTLDs on 3 December. In addition, Donuts has executed another 19 agreements with registrars who will distribute Donuts names including EuroDNS and instra.According to Donuts, the “Sunrise” period for these seven gTLDs — when trademark rights holders can secure relevant registrations before general availability — will close 31 January, 2014. General availability for this second set is scheduled for 5 February, 2014. Donuts’ gTLDs are available for registration by anyone without restriction.The gTLDs opening for Sunrise on December 3 are:


Donuts co-founder and Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing Dan Schindler said, “The momentum is building toward not only the promise of new and relevant gTLDs, but toward a broad base of registrars who will extend the availability of these names to their worldwide customer base.””Signing the Registry-Registrar Agreement with Donuts is an important step in our new TLD plans for eNom and,” said Steve Banfield, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Demand Media Registrar Services on their signing of the agreement. “As the largest wholesale registrar working with the largest applicant in the new gTLD program, Donuts and Demand Media can make new domain options available to millions of potential customers. It’s an exciting time for the domain industry, and we’re pleased to be able to join Donuts in making it a success.”