Internet has 341.7 million domain name registrations at the end of the fourth quarter of 2021 | Corporate Finance





RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 15, 2022–

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registration services and Internet infrastructure, today announced it closed the fourth quarter of 2021 with 341.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, an increase of 3.3 million domain names. name registrations, or 1.0%, compared to the third quarter of 2021. 1.2 Domain name registrations are up 1.6 million or 0.5% year over year. 1.2

The .com and .net TLDs had a total of 173.4 million domain name registrations in the domain name base3 at the end of the fourth quarter of 2021, an increase of 1.4 million domain name registrations, or 0.8%, compared to the third quarter of 2021. The .com and .net TLDs had a combined increase of 8.2 million domain name registrations, or 5.0%, year over year. As of December 31, 2021, the number of .com domain names amounted to 160.0 million domain name registrations and the number of .net domain names 13.4 million domain name registrations.

New .com and .net domain name registrations totaled 10.6 million at the end of the fourth quarter of 2021, compared to 10.5 million domain name registrations at the end of the fourth quarter of 2020.

Verisign publishes The Domain Name Industry Brief to provide Internet users around the world with statistical and analytical research and data about the domain name industry. The Domain Name Industry Brief for the fourth quarter of 2021, as well as previous briefs, can be obtained at verisign.com/dnib.

About Verisign

Verisign, a global provider of domain name registration and Internet infrastructure services, powers Internet navigation for many of the world’s most recognized domain names. Verisign ensures the security, stability and resilience of key Internet infrastructure and services, including the provision of root zone maintenance services, serving two of the 13 global Internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net networks. top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce. Visit verisign.com to learn more about what it means to be Powered by Verisign.

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1 All figures exclude domain names in the .tk, .cf, .ga, .gq and .ml ccTLDs. Quarterly and year-over-year trends have been calculated against historical figures that have also been adjusted to exclude these five ccTLDs. For more information, see the Editor’s Note in the full Domain Name Industry Brief.

2 The generic TLD, ngTLD and ccTLD data mentioned in the briefing: (i) includes ccTLD internationalized domain names, (ii) is an estimate from the time the contract was developed and (iii) is subject to change as more complete data is available. have received. Some numbers in the overview may reflect the default rounding.

3 The domain name base is the active zone plus the number of domain names that are registered but not configured for use in that TLD zone file plus the number of domain names that are on client or server hold. The .com and .net domain name registration numbers are as reported in Verisign’s most recent SEC filings.

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CONTACT: Investor Relations: David Atchley, datchley@verisign.com, +1 703-948-4643

Media Relations: James Barbour, jbarbour@verisign.com, +1 703-948-3800

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA VIRGINIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: DATA MANAGEMENT SECURITY TECHNOLOGY TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS INTERNET

SOURCE: VeriSign, Inc.

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