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More domain security now available for all .uk registrants

February 5, 2015 9:00 am

Nominet has been investing significantly to help all .uk owners protect their domains. Following a successful launch to registrars last October, from today, registrants can opt to use two-factor authentication access to our Online Services. This is a two-step verification process which provides an extra layer of security to users accessing online systems. Two-factor authentication...

Russell Haworth joins Nominet today as CEO

January 5, 2015 9:38 am

Following the announcement in October last year, Russell Haworth has joined Nominet today as its CEO.  He will lead the organization as it continues to develop its core registry business, explores the potential of new technologies, and plays its part in ensuring the internet fulfils its potential as a force for good. Commenting on his...

Time to bid.wales – .cymru and .wales are open to everyone from today

December 29, 2014 9:42 am

From today, anyone can apply for .cymru and .wales domain names. So if you’re proud about being Welsh, or the Welsh connection is important to your business, now you can celebrate that by giving your website a name that ends in .cymru or .wales. If more than one person wants to register a domain, an...

Business hours during Christmas & New Year

December 24, 2014 2:40 pm

Over the festive period, Nominet will be closed for business on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. We will also be closing at 14:45 on Wednesday 24 December and Wednesday 31 December. Our usual business hours will apply on all other days. This year instead of sending out Christmas cards we will be...

Premium Names launched for .cymru and .wales

November 27, 2014 10:19 am

The Premium Names list for the new .cymru and .wales domain names is published today, ready for applications from 29 December 2014 when anyone can apply for domain names that have not been registered in the earlier phases. Premium names are those with popular terms that will generate high levels of interest. They will all...

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