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.INFO remains the most successful new TLD ever launched
DUBLIN, IRELAND - 7 December 2010- Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and registry for the .INFO top-level domain (TLD), has released its 2010 .INFO annual report which recaps .INFO's growth in 2010. .INFO maintains its position as the number one new TLD ever launched and is the seventh largest TLD on the Internet today with nearly 6.8 million domain names.
".INFO now represents 44 percent of the registration market for new TLDs and is more than double the size of any other new TLD ever launched," said Roland LaPlante, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Afilias. ".INFO's success provides many lessons applicable to the launches of new TLDs to come. Afilias has been able to use our experiences with .INFO as a foundation for supporting the successful approval, launch and growth of more new TLDs than any other registry services provider."
Key findings in the 2010 INFO annual report include:
"The growth of active sites coupled with continued growth in domain registrations portends a positive future for .INFO in 2011, when .INFO will cross the significant milestone of its tenth year of being available on the Internet," added LaPlante.
The full report is available at: 2010 .info Annual report