Telnic Limited, the Registry Operator for the communications-focused .tel top level domain (TLD), today announced that all-numeric .tel domain strings of eight digits or longer will be made available in October 2013.
Registrants wishing to register strings such as
00442074676450.tel or 0207-467-6450.tel will be able to do so through
ICANN-accredited Registrars from 15:00 GMT on Tuesday 15th October 2013.
now have an increased choice of registering a .tel name or a .tel
number under which they can publish all types of contact information
online," said Khashayar Mahdavi, CEO of Telnic. "This means that if the
customer knows either the business name or telephone number for a
business, it can be reached online quickly in a mobile-friendly way."
will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Retail pricing is set by
ICANN-accredited Registrars and their resellers, but it is anticipated
to be broadly in line with existing .tel pricing.
A list of current ICANN-accredited Registrars that offer .tel domain registrations can be found at http://telnic.org/get-started-buy.html