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1&1 Internet Named UK’s No.1 Web Host Following The Latest Figures For Domain Registrations

November 14, 2003; 05:34 AM

Slough, 10th November 2003 - ( 1&1 Internet, the world's largest web hosting provider, was today confirmed as the UK's No.1 web host following the latest figures for Domain registrations. The company registered over 9,000 Domains from 21st October to 3rd November, almost 700 more than its nearest competitor, making October the most successful month in the history of 1&1 Internet in the UK. Domains are registered exclusively through Nominet. The company has also recently been accredited as the largest host in the world following the latest Netcraft scientific ‘Web Server Survey'.

Andreas Gauger, CEO 1&1 Internet, said "As well as being the world's largest web host we are now very proud to be the UK's No.1. Since June 2000, we have strived to offer UK customers a one-stop-shop for web solutions at competitive prices and with strong customer support. We shall continue to use our strong R&D resource and our Joint Development Partnership with Microsoft to bring the UK the most innovative and affordable ways to use the web".

Across Europe, 1&1 Internet serves over 2.5 million customers and 3.5 million domains. Over 9.5 million emails are processed each day and the company provides an industry-leading 12,000 MBit connectivity via its own global backbone. The company also recently opened its 4th Data Centre in Europe, a state-of-the-art installation in Karlsruhe, Germany, which will house over 25,000 servers.

1&1 Internet provides Microsoft hosting packages from only £5.99 a month, as well as a range of Linux hosting packages from £1.49 a month. The company provides a full range of domain names including .biz, .net and .info from only £1.99 a year. For more sophisticated purposes, 1&1 also offers a range of high-performance dedicated server packages, including the new Windows Server 2003 SE, and a range of eShops solutions which are easy to use, fully customisable and come with generous levels of dedicated web space. All 1&1 products are accompanied by a money back guarantee, the most affordable additional traffic in UK hosting and free Express Support by email and phone.

For more information on 1&1 Internet Ltd visit the website at

About 1&1 Internet Ltd

1&1 Internet Ltd based in Slough, west of London, is Europe's No.1 web hosting and domain name registration company. 1&1 Internet Ltd is the UK arm of 1&1 Internet AG based in Germany (a subsidiary of United Internet Group, a public company of some 3,000 employees). 1&1 was established in 1992 and employs 1,100 people. It currently hosts over 2.5 million British, German and French customer websites, 16,000 Dedicated Servers and 3.5 million domain names at its 19,000 server strong European Data Centres. 1&1 prides itself in being the one-stop shop for all web solutions.

1&1 Internet Ltd entered the UK domain registration and web hosting market in June 2000. As a well funded profitable company it is in a strong position to deliver a high quality service at low cost. 1&1 is an accredited Registrar with ICANN (.com), Nominet (, Afilias (.info) and NeuLevel (.biz). 1&1 are also Microsoft Joint Development Partners being the first to launch Microsoft .NET Server 2003 hosting in Europe.

UK media enquiries:

Richard Stevenson
1&1 Internet Ltd
Tel. 01753 490 435
Fax. 01753 490 442

Katie Dove
Hill & Knowlton
Tel. 0207 973 5936
Fax. 0207 413 3131

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