28 Apr '15, 11am

Just blogged: .xyz helps CentralNic double its revenue #newgtlds

.xyz helps CentralNic double its revenue Kevin Murphy , April 28, 2015, 11:02:33 (UTC), Domain Registries CentralNic’s revenue almost doubled in 2014, helped by the launch of new gTLDs. The UK-based registry today reported annual operating profit of £497,000 ($759,000), down from £694,000 ($1.05 million) in 2013, on the back of revenue up 99% at £6.06 million ($9.25 million). Billings– money taken but not yet recorded as revenue — was up a whopping 154% at £9.89 million ($15.1 million). Part of the reason for the growth was the launch of new gTLDs last year. CentralNic acts as the registry back-end for eight TLDs that launched last year, including runaway volume leader .xyz, which has about 880,000 domains in its zone file today. Another big contributor was Internet.bs, the Bahamas-based registrar that CentralNic acquired for $7.5 million last year. The registrar had about...

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