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Domain Name Registrations Reach 209.8 Million, 2.2 Percent Increase over 2010 Q4

The latest Domain Name Industry Brief published by Verisign reports 4.5 million domain names were added to the Internet in the first three months of 2011. According to the report, the first quarter of 2011 closed with a base of more than 209.8 million domain name registrations across all Top Level Domains (TLDs), or a 2.2 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2010. Registrations grew by 15.3 million, or 7.9 percent year over year.

Among the 20 largest ccTLDs, the Netherlands, Brazil, Italy, Australia, France, the United States and Canada each are reported to have exceeded 4 percent quarter over quarter growth. Last quarter, four of the top 20 exceeded the same threshold.

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