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Internet now has 332.4 mn domain names after Q4 registers 1.7 mn URLs

New ".com" and ".net" domain name registrations totaled 9 million during 2017 compared to 8.8 million in 2016

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

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Global leader in names and security on Wednesday announced that the fourth quarter of 2017 saw approximately 1.7 million name registrations.

With this, the total number of name registrations reached approximately 332.4 million across all (TLDs).

New ".com" and ".net" totaled 9 million during 2017 compared to 8.8 million in 2016, the company said in a statement.

The ".com" and ".net" TLDs had a combined total of approximately 146.4 million in the domain name base -- registered but not configured -- at the end of the fourth quarter of 2017. This represents a 2.9 per cent increase year over year.

As of December 31, 2017, the ".com" domain name base totalled 131.9 million domain name registrations, while the ".net" domain name base totaled 14.5 million domain name registrations, the company said.

First Published: Wed, February 21 2018. 16:59 IST
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