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Plans for shorter ‘.uk’ address returns despite claims of confusion

Domain name registry Nominet has announced plans to introduce ‘.uk’ address as a shorter alternative to ‘’, despite previous claims that the move would cause confusion.

21/11/2013  |  Full story...

Plans for ‘.uk’ domains put on hold

UK domain registry Nominet has shelved plans for a shorter “.uk” country code domain, following a three-month consultation.

04/03/2013  |  Full story...

Plans for ‘.uk’ domain names announced as alternative to ‘’

Nominet, the not-for-profit organisation responsible for running the .uk infrastructure, has launched a consultation on the introduction of a new service which, if approved, would herald a significant change for the .uk domain name space. The proposed new service is aimed at businesses and would potentially offer shorter domain names registered at the second level (i.e. as well as one of the most comprehensive package of security features available. It would sit alongside the existing .uk portfolio, including which already has more than 10 million domains registered.

01/11/2012  |  Full story...

Short .uk domains open for applications

The Landrush phase for the 2,640 remaining .uk short domains will begin on 23rd May 2011, it has been announced. Short .uk domains are classed as those with single numbers, single letters and two letters. Nominet, the not-for-profit organisation responsible for running the .uk Internet infrastructure, opened the registered rights application process for previously reserved, short .uk domain names on 1st December last year.


20/04/2011  |  Full story...

65% of UK advertising now includes a website address

The majority of all UK print and television advertising now includes a web address, with British consumers preferring to be be directed to .uk addresses than .com, according to new research.The study, from domain name organisation Nominet UK, reveals the increasing use of website addresses in UK advertising. The research is included in Nominet’s annual Domain name industry report for the first time.


05/11/2010  |  Full story...

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