ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs

Jorge Amodio jmamodio at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 01:03:49 CDT 2011


Well I just asked the question during the "Getting Ready" panel at the
ICANN 41 meeting.

Q: How much on top of the $185K is required for a new gTLD

Answers:

It is hard to say, too many variables, biz plan dependencies, if the
string will be contended it can go to a more complex/costly process,
but the estimate just for the application could be 2X or 3X the
application fee.

Another panelist also made reference at the biz plan but stated that
you may need to have available 3X the figure of your annual operating
budget.


Cheers
Jorge




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