.lu is growing with short names

On Tuesday 15 December 2020, .lu domain names with one and two characters are availa-ble to all via the.lu accredited registrars, a key date representing the culmination of 15 weeks of the progressive opening of .lu domain names with one and two characters.

From now on, all registrars accredited for registration and technical management of .lu do-main names can sell .lu domain names with one and two characters to their customers under their normal terms and conditions.

ᐅ Zoom on the 15 weeks of the progressive opening

  • 15 domain names in one and two characters have been assigned upon applications to holders of validated trademark and companies with a designation or company name in one to two characters.
  • 375 domain names in one and two characters received bids on 1-2.dns.lu, the pur-chase/sell platform specially set up by the Restena Foundation’s DNS-LU team.
  • 252 bidders, from all countries and all continents, registered on 1-2.dns.lu.
  • More than 2,700 bids were placed by all the bidders on 1-2.dns.lu.
  • 4,410 € were paid for j.lu, representing the highest bid placed on the platform.
  • 54 bids were placed for co.lu, the most popular domain name on the platform.
  • Around 2,400 domain names in one and two characters are available for sale via .lu accredited registrars, under the normal terms and conditions, on 15 December 2020.
  • 20 years of unavailability of the registration of one and two characters domain names -for both security and clarity reasons - have been abolished.

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