domains Verisign Q1 2022 closed with and increase of 13.2 million domain names

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Verisign (VRSN:NASDAQ) released their Domain Name Industry Brief for Q1 2022. 350.5 million names of which 174.7 million were .com and .net. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The first quarter of 2022 closed with 350.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, an increase of 8.8 million domain name registrations, or 2.6%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2021.1,2 Domain name … [Read more...]
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Solid year for .com and .net with combined 4.0% year-over-year growth, and country codes combined slightly higher growth.

New extensions had a great year-over-year. XYZ undoubtedly played big part of that.
ngTLDs increased by 3.5 million domain name registrations, or 15.3%, year over year.


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love to see if keeps going up when Verisign exercises their right to hike com renewal price 7% every year

Verisign the right to increase prices 7% per year for the last four years, in six-year .com contract extension. It will ve second price hike under the current contract, so expect prices to go up 7% again in 2023 and 2024, too.

Prices go up from wholesale $8.39 to 8.97 on Sept. 2022.

If Verisign hikes com prices each of 4 years;
who knows if the numbers’ keep going up.

Hope Verisign loses no-bid .com contract;
unless stop hiking .com prices 7% each year

Hat tip: Dnw Feb 10 2022 piece. Good stuff! https://domainnamewire.com/2022/02/10/verisign-announces-another-com-price-hike/
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