.XYZ has become the first new gTLD to pass 250,000 registrations.
The official count according to ntldstats.com, 250,731 domain names.
Of that amount 217, 752. are registered at Network Solutions representing over 86% of all registrations.
As we always note, the vast majority of these .XYZ registrations at Netsol are free and being pushed into customers account without the customers asking for the domains.
Disregarding all NetSol registrations .XYZ is still doing pretty well, with over 32,000 registrations which would put it into 7th place right around where .Link is but of course that registry has had registered five figures in domain names registered by a related company.
Overall there are now more than 1.4 million new gTLD’s registered.
.Berlin remains in 2nd place after its two day free domain giveaway at 136K registrations.
.Club remains in second place approaching 80K registrations growing at close to 500 domains a day.
.Guru also continues to grow nicely at should hit 65K registrations today or tomorrow.
.Photography is also adding a couple of hundred of registrations and should hit 40,000 this wee.
There are now 10 new gTLD’s with more than 25,000 registrations, passing legacy TLD’s like .travel, .coop and .Aero
28 new gTLD now have 10,000 registrations or more, 60 have 5,000 or more
16 new gTLD not including the three that launched yesterday had more than 100 registrations yesterday.
On the low side 51 fully launched new gTLD’s have less than 2,500 registrations and 17 have less than 1,000 registrations