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The Domain Names #1 Service Provider Industry Brief

Q3 2018

As a global leader in domain names and internet security, Verisign reviews the state of the domain name industry through a variety of statistical and analytical research. Verisign provides this briefing to highlight important trends in domain name registrations, including key performance indicators and growth opportunities, to industry analysts, media and businesses.

Executive Summary

The third quarter of 2018 closed with approximately 342.4 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of approximately 2.6 million domain name registrations, or 0.8 percent, compared to the second quarter of 2018.1,2 Domain name registrations have grown by approximately 11.7 million, or 3.5 percent, year over year.1,2

Total country-code TLD (ccTLD) domain name registrations were approximately 149.3 million at the end of the third quarter of 2018, a decrease of approximately 0.5 million domain name registrations, or 0.3 percent, compared to the second quarter of 2018.1,2 ccTLDs increased by approximately 4.6 million domain name registrations, or 3.2 percent, year over year.1,2

The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of approximately 151.7 million domain name registrations in the domain name base3 at the end of the third quarter of 2018, an increase of approximately 2.0 million domain name registrations, or 1.3 percent, compared to the second quarter of 2018. The .com and .net TLDs had a combined increase of approximately 5.9 million domain name registrations, or 4.0 percent, year over year. As of Sept. 30, 2018, the .com domain name base totaled approximately 137.6 million domain name registrations, while the .net domain name base totaled approximately 14.1 million domain name registrations.

New .com and .net domain name registrations totaled approximately 9.5 million at the end of the third quarter of 2018, compared to 8.9 million domain name registrations at the end of the third quarter of 2017.

Total new gTLD (ngTLD) domain name registrations were approximately 23.4 million at the end of the third quarter of 2018, an increase of approximately 1.6 million domain name registrations, or 7.5 percent, compared to the second quarter of 2018.

ngTLDs increased by approximately 2.3 million domain name registrations, or 10.9 percent, year over year.

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