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Tunisia: Accepting Domain Names with Two Characters and IDN Letters

September 23, 2013

The Tunisian Internet  Agency has recently approved the registration of domain names with two characters as well as the registration of Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) letters (á, â, ã, ä, å, æ, ç, è, é, ê, ë, ì, í, î ï, ñ, ò, ó, ô, õ, ö œ, ù, ú, û, ü, ý, ÿ, ß). This type of registration will be implemented according to the below schedule. Local presence will no longer be required, thereby simplifying the domain name registration formalities in the country.

Sunrise Phase:

– Open to local governmental institutions from August 1, 2013 until January 31, 2014
– Open to owners of trademarks filed or registered in the country from October 1, 2013 until January 31, 2014
– Open to owners of domain name registrations the country from December 2, 2013 until January 31, 2014

Landrush Phase: Starting January 31, 2014

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