The Internet has always been well supported in the UK. Recent figures show that the UK online economy is still growing, generating 8.3% of the UK economies GDP last year. This equates to £121 billion, making the online economy bigger than a lot of other major trade sectors such as healthcare, construction or education.
UK businesses are increasingly embracing domain names and online presence as a way of marketing their products and services. In the retail market one eighth of all transactions were accounted for by online purchases. As a