Internet adds 331.9 mn domain name registrations in 2Q17

Internet

Approximately 1.3 million domain name registrations were added to the internet in the second quarter of 2017, according to an estimate from VeriSign, growing at 0.4 percent Q-o-Q.

As of June 30, 2017, the total number of domain name registrations now becomes approximately 331.9 million across all top-level domains (TLDs).

The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of approximately 144.3 million domain name registrations in the second quarter, representing a 0.8 percent increase year over year.

As of June 30, 2017, the .com domain name base totaled 129.2 million domain name registrations, while the .net domain name base totaled 15.1 million domain name registrations.

New .com and .net domain name registrations totaled 9.2 million during the second quarter of 2017. In the second quarter of 2016, new .com and .net domain name registrations totaled 8.6 million.

Rajani Baburajan

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