30 Jun '15, 10pm

Verisign Reports Domain Registrations Worldwide Continue to Grow at Brisk Clip -18 Million Added in 1 Year: #domains

million new .com or .net domains in 1Q-2015, a bit higher than the 8.6 million they added in the same quarter a year ago. Total ccTLD registrations were approximately 136.9 million at the end of 1Q-2015, after 2.9 million new domain names had been added in the quarter (a 2.2% increase from the previous quarter). Year over Year, approximately 10.3 million new country code domain names were added, a good looking 8.2% jump in year. However, a large part of that can be attributed to the biggest ccTLD - .tk (with over 25 million registrations, attributable to the fact domains in the extension are given away free ). If .tk is not included ccTLD year-over-year growth drops to 4.4 % . Their quarterly Brief is always chockfull of interesting information. You will find a lot condensed into one tidy infographic here . The Brief also includes a special article - “‘Mobilegeddon’: Good ...

Full article: http://www.dnjournal.com/archive/lowdown/2015/dailyposts/...

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