.fans Launch Schedule
General Availability (GA)
Wednesday 2nd September 2015 14:00:00 GMT
During General Availability all names are generally unrestricted, and available for registration, with exception of those reserved by the registry, or for a limited period, those names under our protected names program, until such time as the protection expires.
Protected Names Program
Protected Names Program commences with the beginning of General Availability on 2nd September 2015 and continues for up to 24 months.
The .fans Protected Names Program is a registry initiative to offer additional time-limited protective measures for major entities from the worlds of sport, music and entertainment to secure domain names relevant to their brand.