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

LONDON, June 13, 2011 /CNW/ - 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

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