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Status: Proposed
Type: Generic TLD
Category: Technology
Priority #: 246 - Dish DBS Corporation
1585 - Google (Charleston Road Registry Inc.)

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.dot is a proposed generic top level domain name (gTLD) to ICANN's new gTLD expansion program.

Current Applicant

  1. Dish DBS Corporation- The company provides direct broadcast satellite subscription to millions of customers in the United States through Dish Network. This is one of the 13 TLDs filed by the company.[1]

ICANN Auction

The string went to ICANN auction on19 November 2014.[2] Dish DBS Corp prevailed over Google at the auction, and paid the winning price of $700,000 to ICANN. The funds will be separated from other ICANN budgets and allocated to a yet-to-be-determined use that will be decided with input from the community.[3]

Previous Applicant

  1. Google (Charleston Road Registry Inc.) - applied for 101 TLDs. Sarah Falvey, Senior Policy Analyst of Google is the main contact person in the application. [4]