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Why a British .ac.uk Domain Name ?

.ac.uk domain .AC.UK Domain Registration (.ac.uk):

Global Top Level domain names of the like .com / .net / .org are well establisged on the internet and are the most common to be seen, But we at BB Online regularly point out the benefits of other domain types wether ccTld (coutnry code top level domains) or NewGtlds (new global top level domains) for either personal or business use.

Make the Correct Choice

Thousands of domain types are now available creating not only confusion but o pertunities as well. A British .ac.uk domains will reinforce your presence in United Kingdom and encourage local businesses to purchase from you rather than a competitor, But why stop here, there are m any markets in this global economy all with their own local domain name. Search for your perfect name, avoid long winded names, create a short snappy rememberable name with our availability checker.

Establish Customer Base on a Global Base

Creating a United Kingdom domain will not only help you establish a customer base locally but will also help establush a global customer base. Businesses like to do business locally, a domain name which establishes its local credentials or places itself within the correct industry will convey an element of trust and therefore increase trade. For exmaple if a business within United Kingdom sees a domain with .ac.uk, they are much more likely to trust the company and trade with the company. In addition to this it will boost the SEO page ranks in search engines which are country / industry specific.

.uk British Restrictions: Currently, UK Educational establishments only.

NB: Please do not type "www" or the British name suffix, eg. ".ac.uk", Therefore if interested in "www.bb-online.ac.uk" type "bb-online" only.

Also do remember British names must only contain the following characters: 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.

British .ac.uk Domain Prices

Prices in Australian Dollars (AUD) British Pounds (GBP) Danish Krone (DKK) Euros (EUR) New Zealand Dollars (NZD) South African Rand (ZAR) Swedish Krona (SEK) US Dollars (USD)
.ac.uk .ac.uk domain
UK Educational establishments only.
2 years$ 121.60kr 628€ 84.10£ 67.90$ 133.90kr 763$ 99.00R 1593.90
Time to register:1 week*
* Actual time to register may vary
.uk - United Kingdom .ac.uk domain
None for .co.uk and .org.uk; other subdomains have differing restrictions
Registration:$ 47.90kr 248€ 33.20£ 26.80$ 52.80kr 301$ 39.00R 627.90 per 2 years
Renewal:$ 45.50kr 235€ 31.50£ 25.40$ 50.10kr 285$ 37.00R 595.70 per 2 years
.co.uk - United Kingdom .ac.uk domain
No restrictions
Registration:$ 47.90kr 248€ 33.20£ 26.80$ 52.80kr 301$ 39.00R 627.90 per 2 years
Renewal:$ 45.50kr 235€ 31.50£ 25.40$ 50.10kr 285$ 37.00R 595.70 per 2 years
.ltd.uk - United Kingdom .ac.uk domain
UK Limited Companies only
Registration:$ 60.20kr 311€ 41.70£ 33.60$ 66.30kr 378$ 49.00R 788.90 per 2 years
Renewal:$ 45.50kr 235€ 31.50£ 25.40$ 50.10kr 285$ 37.00R 595.70 per 2 years
.me.uk - United Kingdom .ac.uk domain
None for .co.uk and .org.uk; other subdomains have differing restrictions
Registration:$ 60.20kr 311€ 41.70£ 33.60$ 66.30kr 378$ 49.00R 788.90 per 2 years
Renewal:$ 45.50kr 235€ 31.50£ 25.40$ 50.10kr 285$ 37.00R 595.70 per 2 years
.org.uk - United Kingdom .ac.uk domain
None for .co.uk and .org.uk; other subdomains have differing restrictions
Registration:$ 60.20kr 311€ 41.70£ 33.60$ 66.30kr 378$ 49.00R 788.90 per 2 years
Renewal:$ 45.50kr 235€ 31.50£ 25.40$ 50.10kr 285$ 37.00R 595.70 per 2 years
.plc.uk - United Kingdom .ac.uk domain
UK Public Limited Companies only
Registration:$ 60.20kr 311€ 41.70£ 33.60$ 66.30kr 378$ 49.00R 788.90 per 2 years
Renewal:$ 45.50kr 235€ 31.50£ 25.40$ 50.10kr 285$ 37.00R 595.70 per 2 years
.gov.uk - United Kingdom .ac.uk domain
UK Government departments only
Registration:$ 147.40kr 761€ 102.00£ 82.30$ 162.30kr 925$ 120.00R 1932.00 per 2 years
Renewal:$ 98.30kr 508€ 68.00£ 54.90$ 108.20kr 617$ 80.00R 1288.00 per 2 years
.net.uk - United Kingdom .ac.uk domain
ISPs and network companies (unlike .net, use is restricted to these users). The applicant must be listed as a local internet protocol (IP) address registry with a regional IP address registry; or has an Autonomous System containing hosts in the United Kingdom that is listed with a regional IP address registry and that is continuously or at all reasonable times reachable from major Internet exchange points.
Registration:$ 47.90kr 248€ 33.20£ 26.80$ 52.80kr 301$ 39.00R 627.90 per 2 years
Renewal:$ 45.50kr 235€ 31.50£ 25.40$ 50.10kr 285$ 37.00R 595.70 per 2 years
.sch.uk - United Kingdom .ac.uk domain
None for .co.uk and .org.uk; other subdomains have differing restrictions
Registration:$ 45.50kr 235€ 31.50£ 25.40$ 50.10kr 285$ 37.00R 595.70 per 2 years
Renewal:$ 45.50kr 235€ 31.50£ 25.40$ 50.10kr 285$ 37.00R 595.70 per 2 years

As soon as your British .sch.uk domain is registered we place it on our international servers, we will provide you with an under-construction page for your .sch.uk.

it also comes with ....

  1. Web Forwarding - Cost: FREE.
  2. Email Forwarding - Cost: FREE.

  3. Identity Protection (Where possible) - Cost: FREE.

  4. Transfer away - Cost: FREE. If we don't meet your expectations, or you just prefer to use another company. You will not find any un-expected hidden release or administration charges. No the British domain name is yours to move as you see fit.

  5. Also upon request see (http://www.bb-online.com/hostingt.shtml)
  6. Two free Mail boxes
  7. Free starter Webhosting package

British .sch.uk Terms & Conditions

Nominet UK runs the British domain registry. They are the sole source of British domains.

British domain names are sponsored by Nominet UK.

British domain names are intended for Entities connected with United Kingdom.

At third level, beneath generic-category 2nd level domains, except under .sch.uk where registration is at fourth level; no second-level registrations (a few old registrations grandfathered).

British Domain names are registered subject to our terms and conditions and the British registry terms and conditions for British domains.

British .sch.uk Whois Information (.ac.uk)

Who is responsible for the ac.uk domain name.
Whois Information.

British .sch.uk Basic Information (.ac.uk)

Information on the source of the domain United Kingdom.

British .sch.uk Fact Sheet (.ac.uk BB Online 101)

Details on how we manage British domains.