news February 24th, the Internet infrastructure provider VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN) the day before the release of the "2009 fourth quarter report" shows that the domain name industry: the fourth quarter of 2009, the global Internet domain name to add a total of 11 million, showed steady growth since the global 25 anniversary of the birth of.Com from the internet.
report shows: as of the end of 2009, the total number of all the world’s top domain names registered more than 192 million, this figure compared to the total number of registered statistics by the end of 2008, an increase of nearly 15 million. In the fourth quarter of 2009, the total number of domain names registered an increase of third compared to the 2009 quarter of 2%, compared with the fourth quarter of 2008, an increase of 8%.
in the fourth quarter of 2009, the monthly increase, the total number of all the world’s top domain name registration is about 3 million 700 thousand, a total increase of about 11 million in the quarter, the total number compared with the 2009 quarter of third increased by 8%.
at the end of 2009, the total number of.Com and.Net domain to 96 million 700 thousand, compared with the total number of the 2009 quarter of increased by 2%, compared with the same period in 2008 increased by 7%. In the fourth quarter of 2009, the average monthly increase in the total number of.Com and.Ne domain name registration is about 2 million 400 thousand, a total of about $7 million 300 thousand in the quarter. In the fourth quarter of 2009, the domain name continued to be used at a rate of 71%, compared with a slight change in the third quarter of 2009, compared to 70.5%.
in the fourth quarter of 2009, the domain name system, VeriSign daily handling (DNS) query volume is 52 billion times a day, and the peak value reached 61 billion times a day, the two value compared with the third quarter of 2009 was essentially flat. Compared with the fourth quarter of 2008, the domain name system (DNS) query volume increased by a daily average of 48%, the highest daily peak increased by 31%.