6.9 million from the same
point a year ago, an increase of
5.1% year over year. Verisign's
.net also continue its trend of slow
decline. The number of
registered .nets slipped to about 13.6
million at the end of 2Q-2019, a
drop of around a half million
domains (representing a 3.5%
percentage terms, the category with
the highest growth rate was the
ccTLDs (country code domains).
They ended 2Q-2019 with
approximately158.7 million registrations,
8.9 million more than a year
ago for a healthy 6% increase.
hasn't been a lot of good news for
new gTLDs lately but they
posted a year over year upturn,
gaining about 1.3 million
registration (a 5.9% increase)
that put their total registrations
at approximately 23 million
at the end of 2Q-2019.
is much more data in the
complete Domain Name Industry Brief
that you can access here.