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NEW DOMAIN NAME EXTENSION ALERT China Domain Names Now in Grandfather Phase through October 22nd!

CNNIC launches ASCII version of it’s .CHINA IDN –

We first sent you notice at the beginning of the month that the new .CHINA IDN recently entered its 1st Sunrise Phase this month.

As of today, we are now in the 2nd and last Sunrise Phase for any current .CN domain name holder. This is your last chance to secure your domain name before they are released to the general public!

This IDN ccTLD means “.CHINA” in Simplified Chinese. Previously, only Chinese character IDNs were available to be registered, but you can get your hands on this version under the same registration rules as .CN.

Please visit the registration page, or contact our Sales Department today at 877-983-6624 (Int’l 760-444-8674) or send an email to to get started today. Don’t miss your chance before your name is gone!

Here are the details:

Sunrise Period for registrants of ASCII.CN domain names:

  • Available October 14 – October 22, 2012
  • Minimum Registration Term: 3 years
  • Maximum Registration Term: 10 years
  • Price: $39.95/year + $50 non-refundable application fee

Required Documents: Existing and active ASCII domain name registration in any .CN 2nd or 3rd level extension.

Note: In the case of duplicate applications, the first to submit will be awarded the domain name.

Go Live (available to the public, no restrictions):

  • October 29, 2012 (0:00 UTC)
  • Minimum Registration Term: 1 years
  • Maximum Registration Term: 10 years
  • Price: $39.95/year + $29.95 set up fee