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What is a .tel domain?

For any website related to telecommunications, a new .tel domain is a great way to increase your online visibility, making it easier for you to connect to your website visitors.

How do I buy a .tel domain?

Looking to buy a .tel domain name? You've come to the right place! Telnic, the registry authorized to operate the .tel domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .tel domains.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .tel registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
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101domain is .tel Accredited

How do I transfer a .tel domain?

Transferring your .tel domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. Every .tel domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system.

Starting @ 20.99 USD / yr

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FAQs for .tel

.tel domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .tel during general availability is Instant.
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 2 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.tel); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.tel).
Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is not available for this extension.
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .tel. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you must update ownership according to .tel requirements before transfer out can be started.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new domain.
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
Telnic Ltd. manages the registration of domain names with the .tel Top Level Domain.

You may visit them here: Telnic Limited.

Domain Requirements for .tel

All numeric domains are available, however check "other information I need to know.." for restrictions to this rule.
Violating rights to third parties, names and activities that are offensive or illegal are prohibited. See FAQs for complete restrictions.
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Not Allowed for short and numeric domains:
• all one-letter (from a.tel through to z.tel) domains
• all single-digit (from 0.tel through to 9.tel) domains
• all two-character country code top level domains (ccTLDs, such as uk.tel for example)
• all combinations of digits and/or digit and hyphen strings that contain a hyphen in the third and fourth position.

How do I renew a .tel domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .tel domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have it enabled.

Starting @ 24.99 USD / yr

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What are the available languages for .tel?

The domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name in the following languages by just entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field:

  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • Danish
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Icelandic
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
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