to the latest data shown on ntldstats.com, the registration number of .TOP
domain names has exceeded 200,000, with a total registration of 207,261.
Correspondingly, its global ranking in all new gTLDs moved up to the fifth
International Brands are Crowned
retrospect of the process of .TOP extension's development, before November
18th, 2014, when .TOP entered its General Availability (G.A.), it has been paid
close attention by the society. With a registration number of more than 10,000
on .TOP's first day of G.A., the biggest domain registrar in the world,
GoDaddy, registered godaddy.top in the first place and put it in use. Later on,
in order to occupy favorable positions in the competitive arena and reserve
strategic Internet resources, Internet giants, such as Apple, Baidu, Google,
Yahoo, etc. also registered .TOP domains of their own brands respectively.
Comprehensive Domestic Wholesale Channels
.TOP has onboarded nearly all Chinese top registrars, 11 out of 15 registrars
that have the most volume of .top registration are Chinese. West263, Ename and
Net.cn have volume of 36284, 27274 and 26822 respectively. Recently, .top
registration on Ename.com, one of the biggest auction platforms in China, has
soared up with 4000 registration in a single day. It is not a surprise that
.top is gaining increasing popularity among domainers and end-users all over
the world with the growing market value.
GMO, Biggest Japanese Registrar, is “Corner
rapid development of overseas channels, .top has cooperated with 47 overseas
registrars; 101domain sits top 1 with 12530 registered .top domains among all
overseas registrars; OnlineNIC and EnomAU rank top 15 among global registrars.
What is worth mentioning is, recently, GMO, the largest registrar in Japan, has
cooperated with .top registry and shows “corner overtaking”, surpassing those
registrars with high ranking to be top10. Meanwhile, Resellerclub which has the
most resellers in the world has cooperated with .top to further expand overseas
market. It is predicted that .top is to face another round of fast development.