VeriSign, Inc., a global leader in domain names and internet security today announced that there are approximately 229 million domain names worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of September 30, 2015. The number reached this tally after an additional 3.1 million domain names were added to the internet in the third quarter of 2015.
The 3.1 million increase in domain names also leads to a 1.1 percent increase over the second quarter of 2015. The .com and .net TLDs reached an aggregate total of approximately 135.2 million domains in the domain name base. This makes it a 3.4 percent yearly increase. As of September 30th, there are 120.1 million .com domain names and [...]