A source who has access to such information, has informed TheDomains.com that .VIP sold approximately 30,000 in premium domain names totaling around $1.3 million dollars through the end of its first day of general availability (GA)
Premium domain names are those having a higher price than the normal registrations fees than a regular domain registration as set by the registry who sets the wholesale price.
The $1.3 Million in premium priced domain names is based on the wholesale cost of the registry, as the retail cost varies by registrar.
According to the source the lowest wholesale price of a .VIP premium domain that sold was $40 and the highest price of a domain name that sold by at the end of the first day of GA was $13,000
The two highest priced domain names according to the source were QQ.VIP which was registered at for $13,000 wholesale and Alphabet.VIP which was registered in Sunrise but had a premium registration fee of $10,000.
.VIP is owned and operated by Minds + Machines (LON: MMX) which rose 4% in trading today in London.