Uniregistry continues to win transfers from other domain name registrars.
ICANN has published the latest .com transactions report from registry Verisign, showing official results from January.
Uniregistry won the transfer game with the most net inbound transfers.
On the new registrations side, GoDaddy saw a seasonal jump in January, reporting a solid number of new registrations.
On its last investor call, Verisign said that China accounted for a net 1 million more .com/.net domains than anticipated in the first quarter. You can see part of that in January’s reports.
Here are the top 5 registrars in January in terms of new .com registrations:
1. GoDaddy* 943,351
2. HiChina 208,767
3. eNom** 223,286
4. PublicDomainRegistry 132,548
5. Tucows 103,917
Here are the top five registrars for net inbound transfers:
1. Uniregistry +16,527
2. Mesh Digital +15,886
3. eName +11,962
4. Google +8,426
5. HiChina +5,801
On the flip side, these five registrars saw the biggest net outflow of .com domain names due to transfers:
1. Tucows -23,163
2. Network Solutions -8,017
3. Fabulous -7,401
4. MelbourneIT -6,928
5. GoDaddy -6,822
*Includes GoDaddy and Wild West Domains **Includes eNom and Name.com, but not dropcatching registrars.