On April 7, 2006, the .eu domain name extension became publicly available. This turned out to be a record breaking day for Eurid, the official .eu registry.
Using their partnership with over 1,000 registries Eurid saw sales of over 1 million .eu names within the first 13 hours of the public launch.
Since the official launch the .eu internet address became the most sought after country-code top level domain with more than 3.7 million registrations to date.
According to latest studies, more than 1.84 million European Union (EU) residents secured at least one .eu web address; with 25% of these registrants having registered more than one .eu domain.
.eu registrations in the European Union (March 2013):
To celebrated 7th anniversary of .eu, Easyspace is offering 50% off web hosting packages with .eu domain names to both new and existing customers until midnight 30th April 2013.
Simply visit our web hosting pages, select a web hosting package and add .eu domain name as part of this purchase. To save 50% off your web hosting with .eu domain, please use discount code 50EUROPE at checkout.
To learn more, visit .eu domain name pages or call us today on 0370 755 5088