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123-reg Registers .UK Name 6M

UK domain registrar 123-reg ( announced on Tuesday it has registered the six millionth .uk domain name,, for a Merseyside, UK-based firm. A recent YouGov survey revealed that UK Internet users are six times more likely to choose a .uk over a .com address when looking for information via an Internet search engine. "Domain name registrations show no sign of slowing down - especially extensions, which are increasingly valuable for UK businesses," says Mark Beyer, sales and marketing director at 123-reg. "Having a local domain also helps towards boosting online search rankings. The registration process is really simple and you can have a domain name and Web site homepage live on the world wide Web in no time." Each domain name registered with 123-reg includes free extras, such as images from iStockphoto, a £5 gift voucher from Firebox and an InstantSite homepage. Customers also receive full DNS control via its online control panel and free Web and email forwarding. Source: The WHIR News

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