European Domains: Luxembourg (.lu)
Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the Luxembourger domain type, ie. “lu”. Therefore to search “www.bb-online.lu” enter “bb-online” and nothing else.
The only letters allowed within a domain name are: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Spaces are NOT ALLOWED.
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Once the domain is registered
All Luxembourger domain names registered with us are stored on our international server. Domains registered with us are automatically provided with their own under-construction page - this notifies potential registrants that the name has been acquired and is now registered. The under-construction page is offered free of charge and may be used indefinitely.
It is possible for Web and/or Mail forwarding to be provided for Luxembourger domains.
Domain transfer/release fees are charged are by a majority of registrars, but BB Online make no charge to transfer a domain to another Luxembourger domain name registrar.
The ccTLD, meaning Internet country code top-level domain, for Luxembourg is .lu and is administered by Restena who take responsibility for management. This domain name was given to Restena as the main registrar in 1992 by IANA. It is a national network for education and research of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Below shows two graphs which illustrate the statistics of the .lu domain name. The first graph is showing the total number amount of registered .lu domain names, and records it year by tear. The second graph shows the statistics on a monthly basis.
The total number of domain names in June 2009 was 45223.
.lu is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Luxembourg. A local contact has to be appointed to register a domain name under .lu.
.lu domains are administered by Restena.
For many years, the application was done only via postal mail or fax. The fees for a .lu second level domain are of 40 euros for the creation (or modification of a contact) and 40 euros yearly (incl. VAT).
On September 18th 2006 the registry introduced a domain name registrar model.
International domain names from BB Online since 1997