January 5, 2018

.ke Domain Name Requirements

The .ke domain is divided into various domain levels. The domain levels can be used for different functions. They include: .me.ke – for Personal Names .or.ke –  for Non-Governmental Organisations .co.ke – for Companies .ne.ke – for Network Devices .ac.ke – for Institutions of Higher Education (Requires supporting documents) .sc.ke – for Secondary and Primary schools (Requires supporting documents) .go.ke – for Goverment entities (Requires supporting documents) .info.ke – for Information .mobi.ke – for Mobile content Some .ke Domain levels requires Supporting Documents inorder to be registered .go.ke This domain requires supporting documents from the Department of Government IT Services (GITS) at the Ministry of Finance. GITS should give an Authority Letter to show that the Entity is a valid Government institution or Agency and authorized to register the domain name. Government Information Technology Services: gits @ treasury.go.ke +254 20 2252299 […]
September 26, 2017

What are third level domain names?

Domain names are composed of at least two levels, a top-level domain and a second-level domain. The top-level domain, also referred to as TLD, is the extension attached to Internet domain names. There are a limited number of predefined TLDs, such as .com, .net, .biz, .org and .co. The second-level domain name includes the top-level domain and the domain name itself. For example, “microsoft.com” is a second-level domain, as it includes the domain name “microsoft” and the top-level domain “.com.” The third-level domain name is used to refer to different servers within different departments of a company. In larger organizations each division or department might have its own third level domain, which can serve as an effective means for identifying it. www is the default third-level domain name and the most commonly used. The third level domains are not mandatory unless the user has a specific requirement. For example: www.furniture.net is a […]