RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 20, 2022–
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registration services and Internet infrastructure, today announced that the second quarter of 2022 ended with $351.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, an increase of 1.0 million domain name registrations, or 0.3%, over the first quarter of 2022.1,2 Domain name registrations increased increased by 10.4 million, or 3.0%, year over year. 1.2
The .com and .net TLDs had a total of 174.3 million domain name registrations in Domain Name Base 3 at the end of Q2 2022, a decrease of 0.4 million name registrations domain name registrations, or 0.2%, compared to the first quarter of 2022. The .com and .net TLDs saw a combined increase of 3.7 million domain name registrations, or 2.2%, from one year to the next. As of June 30, 2022, the .com domain name database totaled 161.1 million domain name registrations and the .net domain name database totaled 13.2 million domain name registrations.
New .com and .net domain name registrations totaled 10.1 million at the end of Q2 2022, compared to 11.7 million domain name registrations at the end of Q2 2021.
Total country code TLD domain name registrations were 134.1 million at the end of Q2 2022, an increase of 0.7 million domain name registrations, or 0.5%, compared to the first quarter of 2022. 1.2 ccTLDs increased by 2.6 million domain name registrations, or 2.0%, year over year. The top 10 ccTLDs, as of June 30, 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 around the world with statistical and analytical research and data on the domain name industry. The Domain Name Industry Brief for the second quarter of 2022, as well as previous summaries, can be obtained at verisign.com/dnib.
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 vol. 19, Number 1 of The Domain Name Industry Brief.
2 Generic TLD, ngTLD, and ccTLD data cited in the note: (i) includes internationalized ccTLD domain names, (ii) is an estimate at the time of writing the note, and (iii) is likely to be subject to change. modified as more complete data becomes available. received. Some numbers in the summary may reflect standard rounding.
3 The basis of the domain name 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. The registration numbers for the .com and .net domain names are as shown in Verisign’s latest filings with the SEC.
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