This week .net hit the 15 million registrations mark to become the fourth TLD to do so behind the behometh, .com followed by .tk and .de.
Way out in the lead is .com with around 110 million domains under management. Second is .tk (Tokelau) with well over 15 million registrations, although actual numbers are hard to come by. Third is .de (Germany) with 15.5 million registrations then .net.
Following is .cn (China – 13.4m), .uk (United Kingdom – 10.5m), .org (10.3m), .info (6.3m), .nl (Netherlands – 5.3m) and .ru (Russian Federation – 4.7m).
To celebrate the milestone, Verisign have published 15 facts, which is published below:
15 Facts About .net to Celebrate 15 Million Registrations
Recently, .net hit a major milestone when its zone surpassed 15 million .net domains registered globally, making it one of the most popular domain extensions on the Internet today. Supported by the same infrastructure and expertise that has powered .com for more than 15 years, .net is recognized around the world as an established and credible place to interact online. To mark this momentous occasion, we pulled together 15 facts about .net. How many .net facts do you already know?
15 Facts about .net:
It is clear that .net is one of the most visible and venerable parts of the Internet domain space. As one of the world’s most reliable and established domains, businesses seeking to establish their online presence have relied on .net for more than two decades. To learn more about .net and see if the domain name you want is available, visit Verisigninc.com/dotnet.