A huge day in the new gTLD program as .Berlin in its first day of offering free domain names, added some 70,000 domain names, more domains than were registered in the extension in the three months since .Berlin was launched.
.Berlin passed .Club to become the 2nd most registered new domain extension (new gTLD).
.Berlin which had been hanging around 48,000 registrations for weeks, shot up to 116,638 registered domains
.Berlin launched around March 19 and got some 32,000 registrations in its first day.
It took .Berlin basically three more months to get to 48,000 registrations.
.Berlin added 70,000 domains yesterday in its 5 day free domain name program exceeding its previous total by 50% in one day.
The registrar PSI-USA, Inc. d/b/a Domain Robot, now has over 70,000 .Berlin domain name registrations, over 60% of the .Berlin market.
.XYZ wanother new gTLD had another nice boost today ending the day with over 145,000 registered domain names, 125,000 being registered by Network Solutions or over 86%.
.Club is now in third place, with over 71,000 domain names.
.Guru is in 4th place with over 62,000.
.Photography rounds out the top 5 with 38,000 registered domains.
In all there are now more than 1,185,000 domain names registered.
Godaddy has just over 21% of the domain registrar market, with over 253,000 domain registrations.
Network Solutions which at one time before .XYZ launch only had 2% of the new gTLD domain registrar market is now number 2 in terms of domain names registered at 143K registrations, 125K of which are .XYZ.
Enom, is in 3rd place of new gTLD domain name registrations
PSI-USA (the number one .Berlin domain registrar) is now in the 4th spot.
1 and 1 rounds out the top 5 of the domain registrar market for new gTLD’s
The top 5 new gTLD domain name registrars have over 50% of the new gTLD market.
All stats are supplied by ntldstats.com.