Namecheap Will Match Nominet’s 1 GBP Donation To ‘BBC Children In Need’ For Each New .UK Registration

Fundraising partnership to help children and young people facing a range of disadvantages kicks off

Phoenix, AZ – Oct. 18, 2018 - Namecheap, the world’s second largest retail domain registrar with over 10 million domains under management, and one of the fastest-growing American companies according to the 2018 Inc. 5000, today announced plans to join Nominet in donating £1 to ‘BBC Children in Need’ for all new .UK registrations, starting this week and ending November 30th.

The fundraising partnership with Nominet doubles the total combined donation to BBC Children in Need to £2 for all new .UK domain registrations with Namecheap from now till November 19th. Additionally Namecheap will continue its £1 donation for all new .UK registrations through November 30th at midnight GMT.

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

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.

Donations to BBC Children in Need does not include .UK renewals or registrations through other sales promotions. For more information, or to register a .UK domain name with Namecheap, visit

About Namecheap

Namecheap is an ICANN-accredited domain registrar and technology company founded in 2000 by CEO Richard Kirkendall. Celebrating nearly two decades ​of​ ​providing​ ​unparalleled levels​ ​of​ ​service,​ ​security,​ ​and​ ​support,​ ​Namecheap​ ​has​ ​been​ ​steadfast​ ​in​ ​customer​ ​satisfaction. With over 10 million domains under management, Namecheap is among the top domain registrar and web hosting providers in the world. To learn more about Namecheap, visit

About Nominet

Nominet is driven by a commitment to use technology to improve connectivity, security and inclusivity online. 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 – connecting rural areas with broadband. A profit with a purpose company, Nominet supports initiatives that contribute to a vibrant digital future.

This press release was published on October 18, 2018

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