Today’s Highlight: .NET and .COM

 NamesCon.com:  Presented by VerisignUnlike the new gTLD domain names we’ve been featuring this week, all of the .COM and .NET domains in Sedo’s GreatDomains Auction + The Future Edition were submitted by the domain community at large.  Whether you’re selling, b… Domaining.com

Verisign ends 1st quarter of 2017 with 143.6 million .com and .net domain names

 OnlineDomain.com: VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), reported financial and domain name registration results for the first quarter of 2017. The final .com and .net renewal rate for the fourth quarter of 2016 was 67.6 percent compared with 73.3 percent for the same quarter in 2015. That is not that bad considering a lot of Chinese registrations expired.… Read more Verisign ends 1st quarter of 2017 with 143.6 million .com and .net domain names

Verisign to keep price increase power under new .net contract

 DomainIncite.com: The wholesale price of a .net domain is likely to top $ 15 by 2023, under a proposed renewal of its ICANN contract revealed today. ICANN-imposed price caps are staying in the new Registry Agreement, but Verisign retains the right to increase its fees by 10% in each of the six years of the deal’s… Read more Verisign to keep price increase power under new .net contract

Majority of Top 100 Highest .net Domain Sales of All Time Just Going to Waste

 StrategicRevenue.com: Looking at the top 100 (reported) highest priced .net domain name sales of all time it is pretty clear to see that the majority of them are not even being used; what a shame. The list below shows that not many people feel that the money they spent on that premium .net was worth building… Read more Majority of Top 100 Highest .net Domain Sales of All Time Just Going to Waste