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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...
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China loves .Com

Kassey Lee examines the market for .com domain names in China. In my series of articles to study the Chinese domain market, I have already covered the big picture and .cn. Today, let’s look at .com. This analysis is based on data I have collected from China Internet Network Information Center reports published since 1997. […]

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Verisign .com/.net domain base increases by 1.34 million

More cash in the coffers for .com registry Verisign. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported earnings for Q2 2019 yesterday. The company had $306 million in revenue and $148 in net income. The operating margin was 65.9%, up from 63.8% in the same quarter last year. .Com and .net domains increased by 1.34 million during the quarter, […]

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.Com dominates North America. What about the ROW?

Country code domains are still the majority outside of North America. Take a look at the chart above. What do you notice? While .com dominates North America, it is secondary in ICANN’s other four regions. It’s easy to be United States-centric, but the reality of domain name demand is very different around the world. Afnic, […]

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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 ...
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