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samhale
08-03-2009, 13:00
What would the price be- 2 or 3?
Also, would you be able to register it as free when it runs out?
Otherwise you'd pay 4 for the 2 year period?

Nettus
22-02-2009, 17:27
They probley park the domains and advertise via em to bring in money

Keithoms
22-02-2009, 16:42
What happens to OVH when 75% of people who bought .uk's decide to ditch them at the second year? Uber-loss much?

*Mikee*
28-01-2009, 18:07
Like myself lol
Quote Originally Posted by Chris4
Ok thanks.

And by ".uk" I also meant it's on the ovh main website and I've also seen a few other people say ".uk"

Chris4
28-01-2009, 01:13
Quote Originally Posted by Andy
Didn't realise I only put .uk lol.

Anyway, after the 2nd year it will be released back to the public so anyone can buy it.
Ok thanks.

And by ".uk" I also meant it's on the ovh main website and I've also seen a few other people say ".uk"

Andy
27-01-2009, 16:00
Quote Originally Posted by Chris4
So this isn't correct?:


..What will happen after the 2nd year has passed?

Thanks.

P.S. Why do you refer to .co.uk as ".uk" ? Just quicker?
Didn't realise I only put .uk lol.

Anyway, after the 2nd year it will be released back to the public so anyone can buy it.

Chris4
27-01-2009, 15:59
Quote Originally Posted by Andy
No, it is locked to OVH for another year, since .uk domains can't be registered for less than 2 years (even though the whois says otherwise). OVH pay the cost of the 2nd year.
So this isn't correct?:
Quote Originally Posted by Marco
After the 1st year has passed, you will be able to renew it at half price, or you can dismiss it, without paying any fees.
..What will happen after the 2nd year has passed? (Refer to my first post)

Thanks.

P.S. Why do you refer to .co.uk as ".uk" ? Just quicker?

Andy
27-01-2009, 15:38
Quote Originally Posted by Chris4
I'm worried about losing the domain if I don't renew it, which is making me regret getting the free domain. The domain is my surname, therefore quite personal and wouldn't want to lose it.

If I decide not to renew my domain through ovh after the first year, will I have to wait until the 2nd year is up before it expires, then making it able to registered again?

Do you think one of them companies will snap up the domain after it expires, thus making it not able to be registered? That has happened to a domain with my friend in the past.

Hope you understand
No, it is locked to OVH for another year, since .uk domains can't be registered for less than 2 years (even though the whois says otherwise). OVH pay the cost of the 2nd year.

Chris4
27-01-2009, 03:21
I'm worried about losing the domain if I don't renew it, which is making me regret getting the free domain. The domain is my surname, therefore quite personal and wouldn't want to lose it.

If I decide not to renew my domain through ovh after the first year, will I have to wait until the 2nd year is up before it expires, then making it able to registered again?

Do you think one of them companies will snap up the domain after it expires, thus making it not able to be registered? That has happened to a domain with my friend in the past.

Hope you understand

Marco
01-12-2008, 17:51
After the 1st year has passed, you will be able to renew it at half price, or you can dismiss it, without paying any fees.

raidensnake
01-12-2008, 07:31
mine has never done that, it says expires 2009 I renewed it earlier this year.

rickyday
30-11-2008, 15:37
Quote Originally Posted by Andy
Go and look at the expiry. It will be 2 years. You paid for 1, but its really 2, if it exceeds the 1 year without renewal, it will be held as inactive. Nowhere lets you buy .co.uk's for 1 year.
Incorrect

Ive just checked all my domains ive registered this year and they expire next year, which is one year.

For example this is what i see on one registered earlier in Sept.
Creation date: 2008-09-22
Expiry date: 2009-09-22

Andy
29-11-2008, 12:29
Quote Originally Posted by raidensnake
actually they don't. my .co.uk ones are 1 year without any problems.
Go and look at the expiry. It will be 2 years. You paid for 1, but its really 2, if it exceeds the 1 year without renewal, it will be held as inactive. Nowhere lets you buy .co.uk's for 1 year.

raidensnake
29-11-2008, 10:26
actually they don't. my .co.uk ones are 1 year without any problems.

Andy
26-11-2008, 20:30
Quote Originally Posted by *Mikee*
Yup -- Its been said in other threads it's for 1 year then if you dont pay the 2nd year it gets held on inactive
Thats right, its common knowledge that .uk domains need to be registered for 2 years at a time.

*Mikee*
26-11-2008, 13:24
Yup -- Its been said in other threads it's for 1 year then if you dont pay the 2nd year it gets held on inactive

danieln
26-11-2008, 13:22
you posted while I was typing!

Ok thanks for replying I guessed this might be the case, I guess it saves a few pounds!

danieln
26-11-2008, 13:21
Oh right you could be right, its just that the first post said free for a year?

*Mikee*
26-11-2008, 13:20
You have to pay the 2nd year if not it gets held on inactive

wackomoo
26-11-2008, 13:13
i think it says you get it for 2 years, no/

danieln
26-11-2008, 13:10
sounds good, I am guessing once the year is up you are required to renew at cost?

365 renewals could become quite expensive?

Can anyone confirm this?

thanks

*Mikee*
25-11-2008, 02:58
Sorry i'm half sleeping -- bn working on a template -- Anyways to get them go here http://www.ovh.co.uk/products/domains.xml - Just reg for 1 and it will show FREE when u checkout

Nettus
25-11-2008, 02:29
Same thing

*Mikee*
25-11-2008, 02:10
its .uk u get for FREE
Quote Originally Posted by Narl
I have one of their pro servers, how do I get the .co.uk domain?

Narl
24-11-2008, 23:20
I have one of their pro servers, how do I get the .co.uk domain?

*Mikee*
24-11-2008, 21:49
Sure Can

wackomoo
24-11-2008, 20:51
you can get 365 .uk domains in a year? what?

Andy
24-11-2008, 19:45
I believe the offer is 1 per customer per day, so yes, it is all the time at the moment.

Nettus
24-11-2008, 19:27
are .uk domains free for a year all the time now?

Its been going for quite awhile