Home » Archive by category dnib

Verisign wipes free TLDs from the world stats

The number of domain names registered globally dropped by over 25 million in the first quarter, but only because Verisign has stopped tracking .tk and its free sister ccTLDs in its quarterly estimates. The latest Domain Name Industry Brief says that 2021 ended with 341.7 million registrations across all TLDs, substantially fewer that the 367.3 […]

The post Verisign wipes free TLDs from the world stats first appeared on Domain Incite.

Continue reading

Domain growth dropped off in Q3, says Verisign

The third quarter saw the worldwide domain industry base of registrations increase by 600,000 names over the second quarter, according to Verisign’s latest Domain Name Industry Brief. September ended with 370.7 million names registered across all...
Continue reading

Q3 industry growth driven by .tk, .com and .icu

The domain name industry grew by 5.1 million names in the third quarter, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief from Verisign. September ended with 359.8 million names across the board, the DNIB (pdf) shows. Half of the growth came from Tok...
Continue reading

New gTLDs slip again in Q1

The number of domains registered in new gTLDs slipped again in the first quarter, but it was not as bad as it could have been. Verisign’s latest Domain Name Industry Brief, out today, reports that new gTLD domains dropped by 800,000 sequentially ...
Continue reading

.com outsells new gTLDs by 2:1 in 2018

The number of registered .com domains increased by more than double the growth of all new gTLDs last year, according to figures from Verisign. The latest Domain Name Industry Brief reports that .com grew by 7.1 million names in 2018, while new gTLDs gr...
Continue reading