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Impact of Brexit: UK registrants of .EU domain names

Published by on December 14th, 2020

The United Kingdom left the European Union on 1 February 2020. The Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020. Before 1 January 2021, all UK holders of .eu domain names should ensure they meet the eligibility requirements. There are three categories of registrant: – A business or organisation established in the EU – A … Read more ›

Accredited .eu registrar

Spiral Hosting become .EU domain registrar

Published by on December 5th, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Spiral Hosting are now an accredited registrar with eurID, the .EU domain registry. This means that Spiral Hosting are an official provider of .eu domain names. We previously registered all .eu domain names as a reseller. In due course all .eu domain names purchased through Spiral Hosting will be … Read more ›

.IE registry accredited registrar

New platform for .IE registry

Published by on November 13th, 2020

Ireland’s domain registry have rebranded their company name as .IE and will no longer use IE Domain Registry or “IEDR” in their branding. Their website has changed to www.weare.ie and you may see the new succinct brand name in notifications about your .ie domain registrations and renewals. Earlier this year, .IE signed a licensing deal to use … Read more ›

Low price transfers and renewals on .ie domain names!

Published by on July 13th, 2020

This month Spiral Hosting are promoting the idea that you can have a low price registration and renewal on .ie domain names. 1st year introductory pricing is great, but check the renewal price or you could get stung next year! 🐝🤬 Spiral Hosting are celebrating 10 years as an accredited .ie registrar with new registrations … Read more ›

Advertising for new relaxed .ie registration policy

New .ie policy sparks nationwide awareness campaign

Published by on March 14th, 2018

Spiral Hosting have today launched a nationwide advertising campaign across the island of Ireland to promote the new relaxed rules for registering .ie names. Advertising will appear on public transport and in shopping centres. The relaxed rules will make it much easier to register an .ie domain name, simply by showing your connection to Ireland – … Read more ›

.IRISH Domain Launches 5pm GMT today!

Published by on June 25th, 2015

Spiral Hosting, leading Belfast based web host and domain provider is excited to announce the release of the long awaited .IRISH domain extension. This domain allows businesses organisations and brands across the globe to register their link to the Green Isle allowing Irish institutions in many cities and towns to clearly show their Irish roots.The … Read more ›

Internet Register Ireland – Domain Scam

Published by on September 17th, 2014

Spiral Hosting has today warned customers of a domain registration scam. Internet Register Ireland has been sending letters to many of our customers and even sending letters directly to Spiral Hosting. The company is registered in Germany, although have PO Boxes in Ireland, the UK and France. The letters request payment of €2874 over 3 years … Read more ›

DMF Domains domain registration scam

Published by on June 20th, 2014

Spiral Hosting has today warned customers of a domain name registration scam. We wish to advise all our customers to be aware of emails from DMF Domains (also known as Acute Domains). It’s a scam. In the last few days, DMF Domains have been sending emails to our customers claiming that another person has applied to register domain names similar … Read more ›

Are you on top of your domain name game?

Published by on June 13th, 2014

New generic Top Level Domain’s or gTLD’s are the fancy IANA way to describe domain extensions, the suffix to any site or the .co.uk .com to me and you. Lets keep it simple… What is happening is something really spectacular. Finally the ‘internet government’ have realised all the fun they could have with domains and how … Read more ›

The New .UK Domain is LIVE! *excitement*

Published by on June 12th, 2014

  The new .UK Domains launched on Tuesday 10th June and we are very excited about the amount of orders we’ve been getting! Nominet, the registrars have reported over 50,000 orders within 24 hours of launch Within 24 hours of opening for registration, new, short .uk web domains have topped the sales charts. More than … Read more ›

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