Announces Rise in .COM Pricing

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – announce this week that their .COM domain name price is due to rise to the very low price of £6.99 / year. The price rise will be implemented on 17th February 2011 and is due to a change at their domain registrar – Verisign– in 2010., a leading web hosting provider in the UK, have announced they are to increase the price of their .COM offering from £5.99 / year to £6.99 / year. The price increase is due to an increase at  Verisign in 2010. It comes as a surprise to know that UK2 have waited until now to implement the increase on their .COM offering as all their competitors have already increased their prices on .COM’s.

Andy Manning, Ecommerce and Product Director at UK2, said: “UK2’s USP has always been our low price. We are one of the most competitively priced hosts on the market today. In keeping with this tradition we put a hold on the increase to attract more customers by offering them the best deal possible.”

The £1 price rise still sees them stay true to their USP by continuing to be one of the most affordable hosts to buy a .COM domain from. And when it comes to choosing a hosting company, with their distinct advantages and disadvantages, price is something that can definitely help to set them apart.

Andy finished off by saying: “Our customers always come first. It is the way we run our business and one of the reasons why and the UK2 Group have been so successful over the years. We will continuously strive to offer good value in our products and even though we’ve raised the price we are still offering one of the lowest .COM’s out there.”

For a great value .COM domain name are still proving hard to beat. Head over to their site ( before the 17th February 2011 to get your hands on a .COM before they raise the price to £6.99 / year.