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Status: Delegated
country: International
Registry: Accent Media Limited
Registry Backend: CentralNic
Type: Generic
Category: Commerce
Priority #: 259 - Tickets TLD LLC
406 - Accent Media Limited
464 - Donuts (Atomic McCook, LLC)
485 - Shubert Internet, Inc.
538 - Famous Four Media (dot Tickets Limited)
nTLDStats
Registrations: 977
Parked Domains: 597
Parked Domain %: 61.11 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 25 March 2015
General Availability: 21 September 2015

More Information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.tickets is a delegated gTLD in ICANN's new gTLD program. After a private auction in September 2014, Accent Media became the sole applicant for the string. The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 26 March, 2015.[1]

Current Applicant

  1. Accent Media Limited - This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here

Previous Applicants

  1. Donuts (Atomic McCook, LLC) - This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here
  2. Famous Four Media (dot Tickets Limited)
  3. Shubert Internet, Inc. - This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here
  4. Tickets TLD LLC [2]

Private Auction

In September 2014, it was announced that Accent Media won the rights to the string over the other applicants. The company had received $1.62 Million in investment money from CentralNic, and Accent will switch their backend provider from Afilias to CentralNIC. CentralNIC will acquire a 12% stake in Accent as well.[3]

References

  1. Delegated String, ICANN.org Retrieved 26 Mar 2015
  2. Tickets Status, ICANN.org
  3. Accent Wins .tickets Auction after 1.6M CentralNIC Investment DomainIncite" by Kevin Murphy; Retrieved 23 Sept 2014