9 Million.ORG Domain Name Registrations
Posted in: Domain Names at 03/03/2011 16:50
There are now more than 9 million .ORG domain names the Public Interest Registry (PIR) announced on 2 March following a growth of 10.3 per cent in 2010.
.ORG is now the third largest generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) and equal fourth largest TLD overall behind .COM (approximately 93 million registrations), .DE (Germany 14.23m) and .NET (approximately 12m) while .UK (United Kingdom) has around the same number with 9.19 million registrations. There are over 205 million domain names registered globally across all TLDs VeriSign announced this week.
.ORG has significantly increased its domains under management (DUM) in the last five years; up from just 3.9 million in 2005 according to the organisation's recently published bi-annual "Dashboard" report.
"Hitting the 9 million registration mark is a testament to both .ORG's reputation and its impact within the Internet community," said Brian Cute, CEO of .ORG, The Public Interest Registry. ".ORG remains a community-driven platform and has become the domain of choice for organizations, individuals, and companies to channel their passion toward a shared purpose with their community."