Nominet announces Consultation on new .uk domain name service

Nominet is launching a consultation on the potential introduction of a new service, which if approved would signal a significant change for the .uk domain name space.

The proposed new service, called, is aimed at businesses and would potentially offer shorter domain names registered at the second level (i.e. as well as one of the most comprehensive package of security features available.

We are now seeking views from all stakeholders on the potential introduction of this proposed new service, which would be made available alongside the existing .uk portfolio. Nominet’s Director of Operations Eleanor Bradley explains more in this video.

You can view the proposals and respond to the consultation either by completing an online form at by downloading the consultation and emailing your comments to [email protected], or by requesting a hard copy of the consultation from [email protected]

All feedback needs to reach Nominet by Monday 7 January 2013.