VeriSign, the worldwide leader in Internet security and domain names, this week declared that the quarter one of 2018 witnessed registrations of about 1.4 Million domain names. This takes their total figure to roughly 333.8 Million all over TLDs (top-level domains).
The “.net” and “.com” TLDs had a joint total registration of almost 148.3 Million domain names in the domain name base. These domain names are not configured but only registered. This number follows at the end of the quarter one of this year, the firm claimed to the media in an interview.
This shows an elevation of almost 1.9 Million registrations for domain name, or 1.3% increment, in comparison to the quarter four of last year, it claimed. The “.net” and “.com” TLDs had a joint elevation of almost 4.6 Million registrations for domain name, or 3.2% increment, as compared to the same period a year ago.
New “.net” and “.com” registrations of domain name totaled to almost 9.6 Million at the end of the quarter one of this year, in comparison to 9.5 Million registrations of domain name for the quarter one of last year.
As of March 2018, the domain name base under “.com” totaled to almost 133.9 Million registrations of domain name, while the domain name base under “.net” totaled to almost 14.4 Million registrations of domain name.
Speaking of domain names, with .Inc acquirement, we will lastly witness 2 of the better business identifier domains in 2018. It has been a long time, but 2 of the best top level “business identifier” domain names are arriving in the industry. One of the domain names, he .LLC domain name, from Afilias is in the premature period till July 5, 2018. It will be generally available by July 23, 2018. Regular retail costing is in the tune of $30, as per the sources.