Internet now has 332.4 mn domain names
Bengaluru: International chief in domains and Web safety VeriSign on Wednesday introduced that the fourth quarter of 2017 noticed roughly 1.7 million area identify registrations.
With this, the overall variety of area identify registrations reached roughly 332.four million throughout all top-level domains (TLDs).
New “.com” and “.internet” area identify registrations totalled 9 million throughout 2017 in comparison with eight.eight million in 2016, the corporate mentioned in an announcement.
The “.com” and “.internet” TLDs had a mixed whole of roughly 146.four million area identify registrations within the area identify base — registered however not configured — on the finish of the fourth quarter of 2017. This represents a 2.9 p.c improve yr over yr.
As of December 31, 2017, the “.com” area identify base totalled 131.9 million area identify registrations, whereas the “.internet” area identify base totalled 14.5 million area identify registrations, the corporate mentioned.