SnapNames Launches .CO.UK and .CN Domain Backorders and Auctions

SnapNames announced today that .CO.UK and .CN domain names are now available for drop-catching through its online marketplace. .CO.UK and .CN are the world’s third and fourth most popular country code top-level domain (ccTLD) extensions.

Here is the press release:

SnapNames®, a KeyDrive S. A. company and leading provider of domain name buyer and seller solutions for every stage of the domain name lifecycle, announced today that .CO.UK and .CN domain names are now available through their popular online marketplace. Bringing already registered .CO.UK and .CN domains to the global market further establishes SnapNames’ commitment to bringing businesses and brands the domains they need to reach end-users in a borderless internet based world.

As the world’s third and fourth most popular country code top-level domain (ccTLD) extensions, demand for .CO.UK and .CN is aptly reflected in top worldwide internet usage penetration rates and volumes. According to the International Telecommunication Union, a United Nations agency, 80% (more than double the global rate) of UK households had internet connection in 2012 making them one of the most connected nations worldwide. China had the highest number of Internet users globally with over 560 million users (over 42% of China’s population) leaving further opportunity for continued explosive growth.

“With the addition of .CO.UK and .CN domains to the SnapNames marketplace, our technology continues to evolve and is now even better positioned to deliver domains most relevant to our clients and partners globally,” said Craig Snyder, CEO of Moniker and SnapNames. “We are committed to connecting our clients with the best available inventory on a global scale. Success enablement is a big part of our business strategy and having .CO.UK and .CN domains in our marketplace will promote economic growth for end-users within their respective regions.”

To ensure you don’t miss out on target .CO.UK and .CN domains, simply place backorders using the SnapNames search tools. To view the .CN pending delete download list go to:

About Moniker and SnapNames

Moniker® and SnapNames®, both KeyDrive S.A. companies, offer registries, registrars, businesses and individuals an array of services for domain registration, acquisition, management, valuations, brokerage and sales. Moniker introduced the live domain name auction concept and is a top worldwide registrar. SnapNames pioneered and operates the largest online auction of expired and deleting domains, giving its customers access to the world’s best selection and most valuable names every day. For more information, visit and


About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the blog in 2012.

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