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Status: Delegated
Registry: Donuts
Registry Backend: Donuts
Type: Generic
Category: Commerce
nTLDStats
Registrations: 65,997
Parked Domains: 48,530
Parked Domain %: 73.53 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 08 August 2015
General Availability: 08 June 2016

More Information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.group is a new gTLD delegated to the Root Zone in ICANN's New gTLD Program on 8 August 2015. Donuts is the registry provider.

Private Auction

In July 2014 Donuts won the rights to the .group string after a Private auction with the other 4 applicants. As with many of the private auctions conducted for New gTLDs, the winning bid was not disclosed.[1]

Winning Applicant

  1. Donuts (Romeo Town, LLC), .group was one of 307 applications. This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here.

Other Applicants

  1. Amazon
  2. Top Level Design, .group is one of 10 applications submitted by the company.[2]
  3. STRAAT Investments (NU DOT CO LLC), the parent company of .co Internet has applied for 13 total TLDs.[3]
  4. Tucows - This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here.

References