From JZ.UK.COM to M8.UK.COM: Two Character UK.COM Domain Names Released

London, U.K. (April 26, 2011) - Premium British domain extension UK.COM has made two character domain names available on a first-come, first-served basis through leading British registrars.

The release of these previously-reserved rare domain names has sparked unprecedented interest from those wishing to secure the shortest and most valuable domain names on the internet, with names such as, and snapped up instantly.

All premium names have been made available, including high-value names such as,,,, and many more.

The move offers a rare opportunity to secure your initials in a domain name - if your name is Kate Moss, you may want to register - or to abbreviate your existing company or domain name to enable easier recall.

Fans of Jay Z may want to take while it's still available, or those wishing to build a dating site may want to secure

Ben Crawford, CEO of UK.COM parent company CentralNic said, "Many companies are now seeking short domain names, as they are so simple to remember and easy to key into mobile devices. Two character UK.COM domains are the ideal solution to getting your company the most memorable web address in Britain."

UK.COM is the only domain extension to currently offer unrestricted Two Character Domains for instant registration. Two Character Domains are now available through British registrars including 123 Reg and Global Gold.

About UK.COM

Launched fifteen years ago, .UK.COM domains ( are continually gaining in popularity as they offer the desirable .COM ending combined with the national identifier, UK. Currently sold through over 1500 registrars, .UK.COM is the preferred British domain extension and can be purchased from leading registrars.

About CentralNic

The only registry to launch two new domain extensions in 2010, CentralNic manages 26 domain extensions, including .US.COM, .LA, UK.COM in the United Kingdom, .EU.COM in Europe, and .CN.COM in China. One of the longest-running domain registries in the world, CentralNic is the Registry Service Provider of choice for new domains requiring proven secure and stable technology, global distribution, and expertise in both marketing and the domain industry.


Lexi Lavranos
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