ICANN, through its auction service provider, Power Auctions LLC, will facilitate an Auction on 17 September 2014 to resolve string contention sets for three (3) new generic Top-level Domain (gTLD) strings, BUY, TECH, and VIP. Twelve (12) applicants are expected to participate in the Auction for their respective applied-for strings. Within seven (7) days after the completion of the Auction, the results, including a results report, will be posted to the Auction Results page of the New gTLD Microsite.
The Auction Schedule [PDF, 250 KB] is updated as of 11 September 2014 to reflect eligible contention sets and accomoodated postponement requests. For additional information regarding Auctions, please view the Auctions landing page.