Category: Die .JETZT-Domain

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is a Top-Level Domain (TLD)?

Top-level domain or TLD is the last portion of a domain name, so the letters behind the last dot of an internet address. Examples for TLDs include .com, .de or .jetzt. TLDs are often differentiated into gTLDs and ccTLDs

What is the difference between country code TLDs (cc TLD) and generic TLDs (gTLD)?

A country code TLD or ccTLD is related to a specific country and always 2 characters long. Examples for ccTLDs include .de for Germany, .ch for Switzerland or .at for Austria.

A generic TLD or gTLD is not associated with a specific country and consist of three or more characters. .com and .jetzt are examples for gTLDs.

Who or what is ICANN?

ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, is a nonprofit organization that coordinates the Internet’s global domain name system. Among ICANN’s responsibilities is the coordination and management of IP addresses and of the domain name system. Find out more about Icann here..

Why should I register a .jetzt domain?

There are a variety of reasons to register a .jetzt domain. As “jetzt” is the German term for now, .jetzt is the ideal domain if you want to provide up-to-date content and information. With a .jetzt domain service providers give their customers the assurance of the instant gratification they provide. Further, .jetzt calls for action and hence is perfect for campaign addresses. A pragmatic reason to register a .jetzt domain is of course to protect a company name or trademark.

Who is allowed to register a .jetzt domain?

Everyone is allowed to register a .jetzt domain, so there are no specific requirements which need to be met.

What is a registry?

A registry is the authoritative database of all domain names of a certain TLD. Among others the registry is responsible for the customer database administration, zone file publication, marketing and policy. The registry of .jetzt is the New TLD Company.

When will the .jetzt domain be available for registration?

.jetzt domains will be available for registration from June 4th 2014. From this day on the registration will follow the “first-come-first-serve” model, so the first one to think of and register a clever .jetzt domain, will get it.

How do I know whether a certain .jetzt domain is still free?

We have an online domain query service called WHOIS. Here you can find out whether the .jetzt domain you are interested in is still available for registration or whether the .jetzt domain has already been registered by someone else. If the .jetzt domain is already registered, you will find information about the current ownership of the specific .jetzt domain.  

Who is behind .jetzt?

The company behind .jetzt is called New TLD Company. This company was founded by the two Swedish entrepreneurs Jonas Cederfjäll and Peter Delbanco. If you are interested in finding out more about the New TLD Company please visit the “Who we are” on our homepage.

What is a registrant?

A registrant is a person or company that registers a domain.

What is a registrar?

A registrar is a company that manages domain name registrations and reservations. Registrars become accredited by registries and thereby earn the right to sell domain names to their customers. Click here (link to .jetzt registrars) if you want to find out more about the .jetzt registrars.

Use of .JETZT

There are multitude of reasons why you should apply and register a .JETZT domain

It is a great idea to use .JETZT as a complement to your existing domain. This will make it easier for your customers to remember you and connect with you.

Furthermore, you get the chance to create a more user friendly experience when advertising for campaigns, promotional tours and particular events. In addition you get the opportunity to build your brand strategy online.

A successful example is the well-developed Swedish market, where individuals, businesses and established registrars among others, already have this opportunity with the open .nu domain. .nu is a synonym for .JETZT and translates to now in Swedish. .nu is already well established among a wide range of organizations, including large companies, cities, bloggers and events. One out of every five domains on the Swedish market is registered as a .nu domain.

We also appreciate that there is an unlimited need for sharing information today.
Trademarks, companies, organizations, countries, cities, municipalities, groups, villages, communities and venues all want to share information in a new way – with the new Top Level Domain .JETZT. .JETZT is suitable both for existing and for new business ideas.

So, use this opportunity and register buzzwords, company names or smart campaign addresses as long as the .JETZT domain is still available.
Shape your future with .JETZT.

Premium names

Together with our partner Sedo we assembled a list of premium .JETZT names. Sedo will be supporting us and auction these premium names.

With the .JETZT premium names you have the opportunity to register especially memorable domains. On this list you find unique domains which are industry-related and domains which are extremely easy to remember. So the .JETZT premium names offer you a unique opportunity to register the perfect domain.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions on regard to .JETZT premium names: premium-names@newtldcompany.com

For more information you can also visit Sedo.