Nominet: .UK Hits 10 Million Domain Names
According to the BBC, .Uk just hit the 10 million domain mark.
The 10th million domain name is swarvemagazine.co.uk which was registered by Steven Northam for a photography-based publication.
Nominet who operates the .Uk registry, “described the news as a “mega-milestone”.
“It took charge of the top-level domain name in 1996 when there were 26,000 .uk sites.”
Nominet’s chief executive, Lesley Cowley, is quoted in the article saying that the .uk registrations are growing at 10% for the past couple of years,” with a renewal rate of around 70%
.uk is the world’s second-most popular country code.