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  • Update on Nominet Registrar Services

    28 July 2014
    As the launch of .cymru and .wales gets closer, further details about Nominet Registrar Services Limited (NRS) are now available.The company is a wholly-owned Nominet subsidiary which will guarantee a distribution channel for .wales and .cymru as ICANN rules mean that the new domains may only be sold through ICANN Accredited Registrars.Registrars who wish to offer the Welsh domains but are not ICANN-accredited can choose to offer them by becoming a reseller of NRS or any ICANN Accredited Registrar who has signed up with Nominet to sell these gTLDs.
  • Deadline for .wales and .cymru trademark registrations approaches

    22 July 2014
    Businesses that hold a trademark and wish to appeal to customers in Wales, or want to be identified as having a Welsh heritage, need to register with the Trademark Clearinghouse before the 31st July to ensure the best possible chance of securing their .wales or .cymru domain names.
  • S4C, the National Assembly for Wales and Sport Wales among many getting behind .cymru and .wales at the Royal Welsh Show

    21 July 2014
    Strong backing of .cymru and .wales came from a host of organisations that will be the first to switch to the new domain names at the Royal Welsh Show today. S4C, the Welsh language TV channel; the National Assembly for Wales; Wales Federation of Young Farmers Club; Sport Wales; the Welsh Books Council and the Arts Council for Wales will all be using them to underline their Welsh identity online.
  • Nominet Internet Award winners 2014 revealed

    3 July 2014
    The winners of this year’s Nominet Internet Awards have been announced.  The annual awards celebrate projects that help to make the internet a force for good and showcase the very best that the UK internet has to offer.  The winners and runners up are as follows: Innovative Internet Business Winner:  Write Latex - Overleaf Runner up: Lawbite Online Skills and Training
  • Popularity of UK domains grows – new .uk hits 100k within weeks of launch

    3 July 2014
    New, short .uk domains have passed the 100,000 registrations milestone, contributing to the biggest-selling month Nominet – the internet company behind the .uk internet infrastructure – has seen in almost 14 years.June 2014 saw almost 225,000 new registrations across .uk, .co.uk, .org.uk and .me.uk, second only to March 2000, when registrations nudged 250,000.“Given that the domain name market is more competitive than ever before, this is a fantastic endorsement of the power of the UK brand,” Eleanor Bradley, Nominet’s Chief Operating Officer said.

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