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The Internet grows to 370.7 million domain name registrations


The third quarter of 2020 ended with 370.7 million Domain name registrations In all top-level domains (TLDs) this means an increase of 0.6 million domain registrations or 0.2 percent compared to the second quarter of 2020 VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN) – a global provider of domain name and internet infrastructure registration services. The registration of domain names increased by 10.8 million or 3.0 percent compared to the previous year.

The .com and .net TLDs had a total of 163.7 million domain name registrations in the domain name base at the end of the third quarter of 2020, an increase of 1.7 million Domain name registrationsor 1.0 percent compared to the second quarter of 2020.

The .com and .net TLDs The total number of domain name registrations increased by 6.3 million or 4.0 percent over the previous year. As of September 30, 2020, the .com domain name base was 150.3 million domain name registrations while the .net domain name base was 13.4 million domain name registrations.

Domain name, new registrations

New .com and .net Domain name registrations totaled 10.9 million at the end of the third quarter of 2020 compared to 9.9 million domain name registrations at the end of the third quarter of 2019.

Verisign enables the security, stability, and resilience of critical Internet infrastructure and services, including the provision of root zone maintenance services. Verisign operates two of the 13th global internet root server. It provides registration services and an authoritative solution for the top-level domains .com and .net


Jeffrey Rabinowitz