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.ME Domain + Whois Privacy + Personal Email Offer from Namecheap just RM 3

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Namecheap is offering a nearly to Free .ME domain registration – USD$ 0.98 (slightly more than RM 3), and it come with Free Whois privacy service and Free Private Email account. However, this offer is only valid for the first year of registration, and not valid for transfer or renewal.

Subsequent renewal price for .me domain in Namecheap will be USD$ 18.99 per year, which is roughly RM 60. Whois privacy renewal price will be USD$ 2.88 per year and personal email renewal price is USD$ 2.99 per annum.

It’s all depend on your own interest, if you choose to renew all service in full package, you will have to pay roughly RM 77 or just RM 60 for .me domain name renewal.

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RM 0.99 .MY Domain Crazy Sale

Exabytes is offering RM 0.99 for first year .my/ .com.my/ .net.my/ .org.my domain registration. This special offer is to celebrate Mynic 25 years anniversary. And this offer is valid from 8-June-2012 until 22-June-2012.

Wow, so cheap, I think I should go get a rmvalues.com.my. I’m just kidding, my site domain always rmvalues.com. But I did tried to process the registration until the payment process to check whether it’s RM 0.99.

When I check the domain availability of rmvalues.com.my, it’s available for registration, but it show me the price isn’t RM 0.99, but RM 18.99. Continue reading

Verisign Announced Increase in .com and .net domain name fees

Just noticed that VeriSign was announced as of Jan. 15, 2012, the registry fee for .com domain names will increase from $7.34 to $7.85 and that the registry fee for .net domain names will increase from $4.65 to $5.11 on July 14, 2011.

This has been the 3rd time domain prices increasing since our website was established.

The reason given by VeriSign statement :

Continued strong global Internet usage growth, along with increasingly powerful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks leveled against all parts of the Internet’s critical infrastructure, have dramatically increased the demands on Internet infrastructure providers such as Verisign. In the last five years, the volume of Domain Name System (DNS) queries on Verisign’s global Internet infrastructure has more than doubled, increasing to an average daily query load of 57 billion in the first quarter of 2011. Future growth is expected to occur at an even faster pace. Verisign’s infrastructure has maintained 100 percent operational security, accuracy and stability for more than a decade due to continued innovation and investment in the infrastructure.

I totally wordless… VeriSign get $7.34 from each .com and $4.65 from each .net domain registration, and currently estimated over 192 million TLDs (Top Level Domains) [.com/.net/.org/.info/.biz/.name] registered over the world. Proved by VeriSign it’s own Domain Name Industry Brief, while estimation from Domain Worldwide the .com registered 21,336,063 and .net 3,631,270.

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