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50K .uk Domains Registered on Opening Day, Nominet Reports

Within 24 hours of opening, .uk domain registrations have topped the sales charts, according to Nominet. "More than 50,000 domains were registered, making this one of the fastest selling new domain releases on record, and beating the first day sales for all of the current batch of new generic Top Level Domains by a large margin."

Brands including Sainsbury's, Bentley and Burberry were among those to register their short .uk domains within the first few hours of availability. Over ten million existing UK domain holders are being offered first choice on the shorter equivalent of their current address.

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