Internet grows to 354.7 million domain name registrations in the second quarter of 2019

14:45 | 04/09/2019 Information Technology

(VEN) - VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, announced that the second quarter of 2019 closed with 354.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of 2.9 million domain name registrations, or 0.8 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2019.

Domain name registrations have grown by 14.9 million, or 4.4 percent, year over year.

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The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of 156.1 million domain name registrations in the domain name base at the end of the second quarter of 2019, an increase of 1.3 million domain name registrations, or 0.9 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2019. The .com and .net TLDs had a combined increase of 6.4 million domain name registrations, or 4.3 percent, year over year. As of June 30, 2019, the .com domain name base totaled 142.5 million domain name registrations, while the .net domain name base totaled 13.6 million domain name registrations.

New .com and .net domain name registrations totaled 10.3 million at the end of the second quarter of 2019, compared to 9.6 million domain name registrations at the end of the second quarter of 2018.

Minh Ky