.CO to launch eight European IDN languages on 15 October 2013

The .CO Registry has announced that it will be launching .CO Internationalized Domain Names(IDNs) on 15 October 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC in the following eight European languages:

  1. Russian
  2. German
  3. French
  4. Portuguese
  5. Polish
  6. Latvian
  7. Lithuanian
  8. Hungarian

Spanish, Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Icelandic and Norwegian languages are already available for registrations. In addition to these languages, registrations are also available in Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

All .CO domain extensions (.co, .com.co, .net.co and .nom.co) will be available for IDN registrations and will be available in all restricted and unrestricted domain spaces.

The .CO Registry will not be conducting a formal trademark Sunrise, Landrush or Grandfathering period for IDNs.

Trademark owners and existing .CO registrants and should take proactive steps to protect their marks under the .CO IDNs.

Contact to NetNames for more information.