.nets did not fare as well as
they continued to give up ground.
1Q-2019 ended with approximately 13.8
million .nets registered, down
from 14.4 million a year ago
which represents a year over year
decline of 4.2%.
was a mixed bad for the new
gTLDs. Total new gTLD domain
registrations stood at approximately
23 million at the end of
Q1-2019. That is 13.8% higher
year over year (an increase of
2.8 million domains), however the
new G’s have started moving in the
opposite direction since the end of
the previous quarter (4Q-2018).
Since then they have lost about
800,000 domains, a 3.4% decrease
quarter to quarter.
ccTLDs remained a bright spot. Total
country code domain name registrations stood at
156.8 million at the end of 1Q-2019, an
increase of 10.5 million
registrations (a solid 7.2%
leap year over year) that showed
the ccTLDs outperforming the market
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