Namecheap, one of the world’s largest retail domain registrars with over 10 million domains under management, and one of the fastest-growing American companies according to the 2018 Inc. 5000, joins Nominet in donating £1 to ‘BBC Children in Need’ for all new .UK registrations. The fundraising partnership with Nominet started last week and will be ending November 30th.
This joined fundraising of Namecheap and Nominet will double the total combined donation to BBC Children in Need to £2 for all new .UK domain registrations from now till November 19th. Additionally Namecheap will continue its £1 donation for all new .UK registrations through November 30th at midnight GMT. Donations to BBC Children in Need does not include .UK renewals or registrations through other sales promotions.
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For 20 years, Nominet has run the .UK Internet infrastructure, developing an expertise in the Domain Name System (DNS) that now underpins “sophisticated” network analytics used by governments and enterprises to mitigate cyber threats. The company provides registry services for top-level domains, and is exploring applications for a range of emerging technologies including autonomous vehicles and TVWS.
2,700 Charity Projects
BBC Children in Need supports more than 2,700 projects in communities across the UK that help children and young people facing a range of disadvantages such as living in poverty, living with disability or illness, or experiencing distress, neglect or trauma. More information on BBC Children in Need can be found at bbc.co.uk/Pudsey.
Namecheap has a nearly two decade tradition of supporting free speech organizations and human rights initiatives important to the company’s core beliefs of freedom and equal opportunity for all. Read about other causes Namecheap supports such as Net Neutrality, and campaigns like Move Your Domain Day.