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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.