Author Topic: 9million UK domains, but what was the first?  (Read 1811 times)

PaulH

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9million UK domains, but what was the first?
« on: November 05, 2010, 07:13:44 PM »
So who was it and what was it? ::)

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Twenty-five years ago somebody registered the first .uk domain name, and now Nominet, the .uk registry manager, wants to know what that domain was.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/11/05/nominet_first_domain_name/

From then to now..
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Overall market for global domain names continues to grow, with a 6% increase
.uk domain name registrations have grown by 11.5%, with new annual registrations expected to hit two million for the first time
March 2010 was the busiest month for new .uk registrations since the .com boom
80% of consumers in the UK prefer to use a .uk website over a .com website – up 3% on 2009
.uk replaces China’s .cn as the world’s second largest country code Top Level Domain registry after .de
.uk register forecasted to reach nine million domain name registrations by the end of 2010
65% of UK print and television advertising now includes domain names
http://www.nominet.org.uk/news/latest/?contentId=7997



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Re: 9million UK domains, but what was the first?
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2010, 07:54:31 PM »
Am I missing something, dont they flaming well know?

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Re: 9million UK domains, but what was the first?
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2010, 08:28:47 PM »
Same here Rich, surprised that they wouldn't know?? WTF?