The Kenya Network Information Centre (KENIC) has adjusted domain prices following deliberations made by the cTLD manager and registrars on 31st October 2014. TESPOK also attended the meeting. The Kenya Network Information Centre, Kenya’s .ke registrar, said that the new prices will be effective as of 1st January 2015. The adjusted domain wholesale prices are as follows:-
- Domain registrations: KES. 650/=
- Domain renewal: KES. 580/=
- Recommended Retail Price: KES. 1,000/= +VAT
These new prices will apply to sub domains while the current pricing structure and ongoing registrar offers will be withdrawn on 31st December 2014.
The new prices are aimed at growing the dotKE in Kenya and at the same time allow registrar make profit out of selling domain names.