05 Mar '18, 9am

(.nl) 2017: a strong year for the European domain name market

2017: a strong year for the European domain name market Published on: Friday 23 February 2018 With the spring of 2018 fast approaching, 2017 seems like history. But throughout Europe it's high season for the release of annual data on country-code domains (ccTLDs) and generic domains (gTLDs). And a rosy picture is emerging: with the on-line economy booming, nearly all domains recorded better-than-expected growth. That's the bottom line from CENTR, the organisation that speaks for European registries. Fewer cancellations and more registrations Last year's final quarter was particularly good. All across Europe, fewer domain names were cancelled and more new ones were registered. After contracting in 2016, the European Union's .eu domain returned to growth in 2017. That's particularly impressive in light of Brexit, which means the loss of a large market from the Union. Europea...

Full article: https://www.sidn.nl/a/knowledge/2017-a-strong-year-for-th...

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