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Close to 7.9 Million Domain Names Registered in Q2 2016

VeriSign, in its latest Domain Name Industry Brief, reports approximately 7.9 million new domain name registrations in the second quarter of 2016 which brings total number of domain name registrations to approximately 334.6 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of June 30, 2016.

— "The increase of approximately 7.9 million domain name registrations globally equates to a growth rate of 2.4 percent over the first quarter of 2016. Domain name registrations have grown by 38.2 million, or 12.9 percent, year over year."

— "The top 10 ccTLDs, as of June 30, 2016, were .tk (Tokelau), .cn (China), .de (Germany), .uk (United Kingdom), .ru (Russian Federation), .nl (Netherlands), .br (Brazil), .eu (European Union), .au (Australia) and .fr (France)."

— "As of June 30, 2016, new gTLDs (ngTLD) totaled 22.0 million domain name registrations, which represents 6.6 percent of total domain name registrations. The top 10 ngTLDs represented 61.5 percent of all ngTLD domain name registrations."

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