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1&1 Internet Becomes UKs No.1 Host
By: MarkJ - 13 November, 2003 (8:33 AM)

The European Internet website hosting provider, 1&1 Internet, has been confirmed as the UK’s No.1 web host following the latest figures for .co.uk Domain registrations:

1&1 Internet Named UK’s No.1 Web Host Following The Latest Figures For .co.uk Domain Registrations

1&1 Internet, the world’s largest web hosting provider, was today confirmed as the UK’s No.1 web host following the latest figures for .co.uk Domain registrations. The company registered over 9,000 .co.uk Domains from 21st October to 3rd November, almost 700 more than its nearest competitor, making October the most successful month in the history of 1&1 Internet in the UK. .co.uk Domains are registered exclusively through Nominet. The company has also recently been accredited as the largest host in the world following the latest Netcraft scientific ‘Web Server Survey’.

Andreas Gauger, CEO 1&1 Internet, said “As well as being the world’s largest web host we are now very proud to be the UK’s No.1. Since June 2000, we have strived to offer UK customers a one-stop-shop for web solutions at competitive prices and with strong customer support. We shall continue to use our strong R&D resource and our Joint Development Partnership with Microsoft to bring the UK the most innovative and affordable ways to use the web”.

Across Europe, 1&1 Internet serves over 2.5 million customers and 3.5 million domains. Over 9.5 million emails are processed each day and the company provides an industry-leading 12,000 MBit connectivity via its own global backbone. The company also recently opened its 4th Data Centre in Europe, a state-of-the-art installation in Karlsruhe, Germany, which will house over 25,000 servers.

1&1 Internet provides Microsoft hosting packages from only £5.99 a month, as well as a range of Linux hosting packages from £1.49 a month. The company provides a full range of domain names including .biz, .net and .info from only £1.99 a year. For more sophisticated purposes, 1&1 also offers a range of high-performance dedicated server packages, including the new Windows Server 2003 SE, and a range of eShops solutions which are easy to use, fully customisable and come with generous levels of dedicated web space. All 1&1 products are accompanied by a money back guarantee, the most affordable additional traffic in UK hosting and free Express Support by email and phone.

For more information on 1&1 Internet Ltd visit the website at http://www.OneandOne.co.uk

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