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Western Samoan .ws Domain Registration - .ws is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Samoa. The .ws domain is an abbreviation for "Western Samoa", the nation's official name when two-letter country codes were standardized in the 1970s. .ws domains are also used as an alternative to .com, using "ws" as an abbreviation for "website".. 2nd level domains:. .WS, .COM.WS, and .NET.WS registration is open to the general public..ORG.WS, .GOV.WS, and .EDU.WS registration is restricted..

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Important: When entering your search string don't write "www" or the Western Samoan domain type, ie. "ws". Therefore to search "www.bb-online.ws" 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.

.ws Domain Cost

Prices in Australian Dollars (AUD) Pound Sterling (GBP) Danish Krone (DKK) Euros (EUR) New Zealand Dollars (NZD) Swedish Krona (SEK) US Dollars (USD)

Please Note: Some domain names may be classified by the registry as a premium domain name and will command a higher price.

Term New Renew
ws Domain Name Registration .ws
1 year$126.80kr665€89.40£69.00$137.00kr856$99.20R1235.00 $108.40kr569€76.50£59.00$117.20kr732$84.80R1056.00  
Constraints
2 and 3 Letter domains will be subject to an additional charge as they are deemed premium domains by the Registry.
Domain New Renew
com.ws Domain Name Registration .com.wsPrice on request Price on request
2 and 3 Letter domains will be subject to an additional charge as they are deemed premium domains by the Registry.
net.ws Domain Name Registration .net.wsPrice on request Price on request
2 and 3 Letter domains will be subject to an additional charge as they are deemed premium domains by the Registry.
org.ws Domain Name Registration .org.wsPrice on request Price on request
2 and 3 Letter domains will be subject to an additional charge as they are deemed premium domains by the Registry.

Our Prices

Our prices include, email forwarding, web forwarding, pop boxes1, web hosting2, whois privacy, delete protection and other services all subject to our terms and conditions.

These services may be subject to limitations and additional conditions set by the specific cctld registry.

In addition all domains registered with BB Online are totally inclusive of maintenance and all third party fees incurred during the course of registration. We guarantee that no additional costs - hidden or otherwise - will be added.

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.ws Domain General Information

.ws domain registration
.ws is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Samoa. It is administered by SamoaNIC, for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Samoa.

The .ws domain is an abbreviation for "Western Samoa", the nation's official name when two-letter country codes were standardized in the 1970s. While there are no geographic restrictions on registration of 2nd level .WS domains, there are restrictions on registration of 3rd level .WS domains (.com.ws, .org.ws, .net.ws, .gov.ws, etc).

.ws domains are also used as an alternative to .com, using "ws" as an abbreviation for "website".

2nd level domains:.WS, .COM.WS, and .NET.WS registration is open to the general public..ORG.WS, .GOV.WS, and .EDU.WS registration is restricted.

Background Information :

Population

2008 estimate 188,540 (166th) - 2006 census 179,186 - Density 65/km2 (134th) 169/sq mi

GDP

(PPP) 2007 estimate - Total $1.030 billion - Per capita $5,450

National Anthem

The Banner of Freedom

Area

Total 2,831 km2 (174th) 1,093 sq mi - Water (%) 0.3%

International Dialling Code

685

Currency

Tala (WST)

Government

Parliamentary Monarchy - O le Ao o le Malo Tuiatua Tupua Tamasese Efi - Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi Independencefrom New Zealand - Date 01 January 1962

Language

Samoan, English

Motto

: Fa'avae i le Atua Samoa (English: Samoa is founded on God)[dead link]

Time Zone

(UTC-11) Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa (formerly known as Western Samoa), is a country governing the western part of the Samoan Islands archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. It was admitted to the United Nations on 15 December 1976. The entire island group, inclusive of American Samoa, was known as Navigators Islands before the 20th century because of the Samoans' seafaring skills.


Background information supplied by Wikipedia.It is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License

Western Samoa Restrictions:

Restrictions: Western Samoa domains, 2nd-level registrations unrestricted; 3rd-level registrations may have limitations based on which 2nd-level domain they are within. The registry operate a premium domain service. Premium domain names are generic single keywords that are memorable, high value and easily marketable names. Their prices are usually higher than the regular domain prices due the highly anticipated marketing value that is embedded in them. Domains which fall into this catagory are excluded from the prices above and will cost considerably more to register and renew. Please phone us for more details.

All our Western Samoan domain prices include the maintenance & all other 3rd party fees during the registration period. There are no other costs involved when registering Western Samoan domain names, no transfer fees and no hidden costs.

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Western Samoa Registry

SamoaNIC (Computer Services Ltd. Samoa) runs the .ws Western Samoan domain registry. They are the sole source of Western Samoan domains.

The Western Samoan domain name registry is operated by SamoaNIC (Computer Services Ltd. Samoa). All Western Samoan domain names are registered via them.

Western Samoan domains are sponsored by Government of Samoa.

Western Samoan domains are intended for Entities connected with Samoa.

Registrations are directly at second level.

Western Samoan Domains are subject to both our terms and conditions and the terms and conditions of the Western Samoan registry, SamoaNIC (Computer Services Ltd. Samoa) Western Samoan domains.

Dispute Policy

In the event of you entering into a dispute concerning your Western Samoan domain name then you can find the relevant d ispute policy detailing what you do should here: http://worldsite.ws

Domain name services and options

  • Helpful Support We offer real support, speak to a real support person on a standard rate phone line or if you wish contact us via email.
  • Control Panels You can access your easy to use control panel and configure your domains anywhere anytime.
  • Email Forwarding Unlimited Email forwarding from your domain names to any other email addresses.
  • Web Forwarding Redirect your domain name to any other domain name.

    Updated hourly and includes a capture all alias, Cloaked / Standard Web Redirection, Change redirections as often as you need.

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  • Change your DNS to any host Choose ANY hosting provider and let us manage just your domain name if required.
  • Locked Domain Names Where possible we will implement a Registrar-Lock on your domains to prevent illegal transfers.
  • Free transfers away, no admin feesTransfer your DNS freely (if required). Delegate your DNS to any provider you choose.
  • Total Lock & SecurityIf this option is selected we will manually verify, the transfer request & request proof of authority. The ultimate in domain name security.
  • Delete Protection If selected we will not delete your domain name at expiry and will give you 1 year to renew the domain. Available on selected TLD's only.
  • Web Hosting Free web hosting for the first year. Subject to size and bandwidth constraints.
  • Free Pop Boxes Two free pop boxes with every domain name registered.
  • Free Whois Privacy Whois privacy applied upon request. (if the registry allows this).
  • No Hidden Fees NO release fees, your domain, your choice.