news March 1st, VeriSign (Verisign) recently released "the fourth quarter of 2010, the domain name industry report", data show that in the fourth quarter of 2010, a total of nearly 3 million 500 thousand new global Internet domain name.
as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2010, the total number of all the world’s top Level (Top Domains, TLD) registered a total of 205 million 300 thousand, compared with the 2010 quarter of third, an increase of 1.7%. This figure increased by 6.3% over last year, that is, the domain name registration amount of 12 million 100 thousand.
at the end of the fourth quarter, the total number of.Com domain and.Net domain name VeriSign management is about 105 million 200 thousand. In the fourth quarter, the total number of new.Com and.Net domain names registered about 7 million 600 thousand, compared with the same period last year increased by 4%. The fourth quarter.Com/.net renewal rate of 72.7%, compared with the third quarter of 72.8% decreased slightly.
in the fourth quarter of 2010, the domain name system, VeriSign daily handling (DNS) query volume is 61 billion times, 72 billion times a day and reached the peak. Compared with the fourth quarter of 2009, the average daily increase of 17%, the highest daily peak increased by 17%.
report shows that the evolution of the new generic top-level domain name and IPv6 has become a hot industry. Although the launch of the new generic top-level domain specific date has not yet been determined, but ICANN’s generic top-level domain name plan is nearing completion, may begin to review these applications before the summer of this year. In a few months to launch in May is at the beginning of 2012, Internet users can find a good choice in many top-level domain, such as.Shop and.Bank, the consumer domain, as well as.Nyc and.London in areas such as domain name.
and IPv6 for ordinary Internet users feel less, but its potential is extremely far-reaching. Currently access and infrastructure providers, service providers and content providers are actively preparing for the transition to IPv6.