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.Online Becomes the Fastest TLD to Sell 50,000 Domains

Post a record breaking launch, .online is still going strong 7 days into launch. After registering 28,000 domains in the first 30 minutes, .online seems to have broken one more record — the fastest to sell 50,000 domains.

The 50,000th domain to be registered was meingeschaeft.online by Realtime Registrar which translates to mybusiness.online in German.

While Germany has been the leading market for .online, the extension is seeing consistent uptake from leading global markets. The current geo split backs this up:

CountryDomainsPercentage Contribution
Germany14,58332.2
United States8,34918.4
United Kingdom3,4277.6
China2,7266
Netherlands2,4265.4
Spain1,6733.7
Canada1,2592.8
Australia1,0922.4
France9972.2
Italy7871.7
India6901.5
Others11,99116
Source: namestat.org

The TLD has prominent shelf space across leading registrars like GoDaddy, 1&1, UnitedDomains, Namecheap, Name.com etc. which are the highest contributors.



Already, the 26th largest TLD by zone, .online seems to be fast catching up on extensions like .photography, .email that have been amongst the first new gTLD launches and most popular in this round.

Here is a snapshot of how .online compares to other leading TLDs and the time they have taken to reach 50,000 domains.

TLDTime Taken to Reach 50k
.online7 days
.club13 days
.nyc24 days
.london2 months
.guru~2 months
.click~5 months
.link~7.5 months
.photography~10 months
.email~12 months
Source: ntldstats.com

TLDs like .xyz, .berlin which gave names for free to customers have been excluded from this list.



Radix

About Radix – Started in 2012, Radix is one of the world's leading nTLD portfolio registries. Radix is part of the Directi Group, which is currently valued at $1.4 billion. Through several years of active bidding, Radix has won the global and exclusive rights to 9 new internet domain extensions that include .ONLINE, .STORE, .TECH, .WEBSITE, .SPACE, .PRESS, .SITE, .HOST, and .FUN; as well as 1 re-purposed ccTLD, .PW. Radix's annual revenue for the calendar year 2017 was over $12 mn. Visit Page

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