Verisign Reports Internet Has 350.5 Million Domain Name Registrations at End of Q1 2022 | Company

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 30, 2022–

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registration services and Internet infrastructure, today announced that the first quarter of 2022 ended with $350.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, an increase of 8.8 million domain name registrations, or 2.6%, from the fourth quarter of 2021.1,2 Domain name registrations increased by 13.2 million, or 3.9%, year over year. 1.2

The .com and .net TLDs totaled 174.7 million domain name registrations in Domain Name Base 3 at the end of Q1 2022, an increase of 1.2 million domain name registrations , or 0.7%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2021. The .com and .net TLDs saw a combined increase of 6.7 million domain name registrations, or 4.0%, year over year. on the other. As of March 31, 2022, the .com domain name database totaled 161.3 million domain name registrations and the .net domain name database totaled 13.4 million domain name registrations.

New .com and .net domain name registrations totaled 10.2 million at the end of Q1 2022, compared to 11.6 million domain name registrations at the end of Q1 2021.

Total country code TLD domain name registrations were 133.4 million at the end of Q1 2022, an increase of 6.0 million domain name registrations, or 4.7% , compared to the fourth quarter of 2021. 1.2 ccTLDs increased by 3.1 million domain name registrations, or 2.4%, year-over-year. The top 10 ccTLDs, as of March 31, 2022, were .cn, .de, .uk, .nl, .ru, .br, .fr, .eu, .au and .it. 1.2

Verisign publishes The Domain Name Industry Brief to provide Internet users worldwide with statistical and analytical research and data on the domain name industry. The Domain Name Industry Brief for the first quarter of 2022, as well as previous summaries, can be obtained at verisign.com/dnib.

About Verisign

Verisign, a global provider of domain name registration services and Internet infrastructure, enables Internet browsing for many of the world’s most recognized domain names. Verisign enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key Internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintenance services, operating two of 13 global Internet root servers, and providing registration and an authoritative resolution for the top level .com and .net. domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce. To learn more about what it means to be Powered by Verisign, visit verisign.com.

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1 All figures exclude domain names in the ccTLDs .tk, .cf, .ga, .gq and .ml. Quarterly and year-over-year trends were calculated against historical figures which were also adjusted to exclude these five ccTLDs. For more information, please see the Editor’s Note contained in Volume 19, Number 1 of The Domain Name Industry Brief.

2 The generic TLD, ngTLD and ccTLD data cited in the summary: (i) includes the ccTLD internationalized domain names, (ii) is an estimate at the time of the preparation of the summary and (iii) is subject to change. as more complete data becomes available. received. Some numbers in the summary may reflect standard rounding.

3 The domain name basis is the active zone plus the number of domain names that are registered but not configured for use in the respective TLD zone file plus the number of domain names that are in a client retention state or waiter. .com and .net domain name registration numbers are as reported in Verisign’s latest SEC filings.

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SOURCE: VeriSign, Inc.

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