According to a press release just out NameJet.com announced that offering Land Rush and Sunrise auction services for new gTLD registries to settle contested domain name applications.
“The unprecedented release of so many top level domains means that domain Registries will need a trusted, reliable partner to handle the various auction-related opportunities that the ICANN process will allow,” said Matt Overman, general manager of NameJet.
“As a joint venture between Web.com and Demand Media–who together own three of the top ten largest ICANN-accredited registrars–NameJet has both the foundational expertise and the customer reach necessary to ensure success in the auction arena.”
“In the Sunrise and Land Rush auction segment, NameJet will offer auction services for Registries that wish to auction the rights to their generic TLD strings in order to maximize revenue from domains that have multiple interested parties. NameJet also plans to offer both auction services and brokerage services for Registry-reserved premium domains.”
“With approximately 8,000 domain name auctions per month and a customer base of more than 100,000 bidders, NameJet can offer Registries robust email campaigns, online advertising, sponsorships and multiple partnership opportunities to an attentive and growing market. With a long history of providing secure, premium auction services, NameJet is a Registry’s best option when it comes to auction services in this new internet era.”
NameJet.com now joins Pool.com and Sedo.com as provider of Landrush & Sunrise domain name auctions for new gTLD’s Registries