Top Registrars

Registrar Country Total % Gain/Loss
GoDaddy 58,204,498 0.35%
Tucows 9,773,548 -0.22%
HiChina 7,602,800 6.60%
Network Solutions 6,899,672 -0.19%
eNom 6,628,863 -0.92%
NameCheap 6,296,971 0.25%
1 & 1 INTERNET 5,161,663 -0.58%
PublicDomainRegistry 4,796,310 -1.21%
GMO Internet 4,003,071 -2.04%
Wild West Domains 3,008,631 -0.85%

Daily DNS Changes

TLD New Deleted Transferred Current Total
.com 114,877 86,874 147,527 135,762,580
.net 7,673 8,511 13,605 13,890,612
.org 7,297 8,084 8,965 10,324,905
.info 3,717 3,751 4,914 5,010,360
.top 5,403 3,402 12,905 3,312,197
.pl 3,458 3,286 310 2,586,069
.loan 2 158 265 2,227,259
.biz 913 1,096 1,348 2,203,279
.us 2,816 1,952 1,718 1,932,583
Total 146,156 117,114 191,557 177,249,844

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