Verisign Q1’17 DNIB: Internet Grows to 330.6 Million Domain Name Registrations in the First Quarter of 2017


Verisign today released the first quarter DNIB report for 2017. Notable findings in the report include:

  • The Internet grew by approximately 1.3 million domain names in the first quarter of 2017, closing with a base of 330.6 million domain names across all top-level domains – a 3.7 percent increase YOY
  • The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of approximately 143.6 million domain name registrations in the domain name base in the first quarter of 2017
  • As of March 31, 2017, new gTLDs (ngTLDs) totaled 25.4 million domain name registrations, which represents 7.7 percent of total domain name registrations

Full report here