12 Jul '18, 2pm

Competition in the domain industry

Some parts of the domain name business lack competition. Let’s talk about competition. Competition and choice are good for consumers. An example of a competitive market is that of domain name registration. There are hundreds of domain registrars competing for your business. That’s why domain registration prices remain fairly low, registrars create new products and services, and the cost of value-added services remain low (or even free). A great example of a non-competitive market is for internet service. In the U.S., most people have a choice between just two wired broadband companies. It’s usually a cable company and a telco. You don’t hear many people say they love their internet service provider. These companies have little incentive to compete on price and service since the alternative is just as bad. We have some non-competitive markets in the domain name business, an...

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