Apple is one of the UK's most visited Web sites, research shows.

Research by Internet-data analystsJupiter MMXI shows Apple comes fourth in the league table of most-visited corporate sites in the UK. Positions were determined by the number of unique visitors for December 2001. Apple logged-up 483,000 in this period. This compares to the 249,000 unique visitors Apple had in July last year.

Apple was beaten by, and, who registered 5,605,000, 1,065,000 and 524,000 unique visitors respectively.

Over half of the top ten were IT or tech companies, including,,, and

Andreas Gutjahr, European marketing manager of Jupiter MMXI , said: "Apple's unique visitors are consistently growing."