Saudi Arabia Arabic IDN ccTLD Registration Beginning
On Wednesday it was announced that beginning registration of Saudi Arabia Arabic IDN ccTLD domain names will go through he following phases:
1st PHASE: May 30-June 16 Government entities
2nd PHASE: Sept 27- Oct 27 – the entities and people will be allowed to register the trademarks and intellectual properties they own.
3rd PHASE : Nov 14 Generic names of hotels and tourism agencies
4th PHASE: GO LIVE DECEMBER 11
As per the Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA) roadmap, government entities will be able to register their names in the first phase, while entities and people will be allowed to register the trademarks and intellectual properties they own in the second phase.
Generic names, of hotels and tourism agencies, can be registered in the third phase. Public registrations will be open on a first-come-first-serve basis. In the event that multiple applicants register for an attractive domain name, there will be an open auction to select the winner.