Recently, CAICT released the report of ‘Internet domain name industry’in the third quarter of 2018, detailing the development of Internet domain name industry in the third quarter. Among them,.top domain names in this quarter's data performance is very impressive.
Let's review the global domain name registration market. As of June 2018, the global domain name registration market is about 348 million. Among them, the (ccTLD) domain name registration market is about 150 million, the (gTLD) domain name registration market is 198 million, and the new gTLD domain name registration volume has increased by 2.8% from the previous quarter to reach 24.014 million.
Overall, global domain name registration market is mainly concentrated in the United States, China, Germany, the United Kingdom and Canada. In the global domain name TOP 20 gTLD market share, the .top domain market share ranks fifth in the world after .com, .net, .org and .info. In the global new top-level domain market share, the .top domain name dominates the market with 11.9% market share.
When it turns to the Chinese market, the Chinese domain name registration market is generally on the rise. As of June 2018, the Chinese domain name registration market reached 48.036 million，and .top domain name ranks third with 5.1% market share, .top becomes the third fastest growing domain name only after.cn and.com.