Namecheap is an ICANN-accredited domain name registrar, which provides domain name registration and web hosting, based in Phoenix, Arizona, US. Namecheap is a budget hosting provider with 11 million registered users and 10 million domains.


Namecheap was founded by Richard Kirkendall in 2000. In March 2013, Namecheap started to accept Bitcoin as a payment method.


ICANN price caps decision

In July 2019, Namecheap was one of the organizations that filed a reconsideration request to ICANN asking to review the decision to remove price caps on .org and .info TLDs. As of September 2019, ICANN ignored such requests.


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