Monday, 29 September 2008

Do Tel

The new Top Level Domain .tel will be launched on 3 December 2008 by the registry Telnic Limited (

.tel will allow businesses and individuals to communicate their contact information to clients and potential clients without the need of designing, hosting or managing a website. The registrant’s contact information and keywords will be stored directly in the DNS. The purpose of .tel is to provide a simple yet effective way of displaying contact information to Internet users.

Lexsynergy will start accepting applications for the Sunrise Period on 1 October 2008.

.tel will be launched in 3 separate Periods.

Sunrise Period - 3 Dec 08 - 2 Feb 09 (Trade mark holders)
Landrush Period - 3 Feb 09 - 23 March 09 (General Public at a Premium Price)
General Availability Period - 24 March 2009 - onwards (General Public)

You can obtain a complete summary guide to the .tel launch periods by emailing

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