Little change at the top for domain name registrar rankings.
ICANN has published the latest official .com data from February.
In February, these were the top 10 registrars in terms of new .com registrations:
1. GoDaddy.com* 846,327 (974,020 in January)
2. Tucows** 206,361 (220,521)
3. Endurance+ 149,255 (175,515)
4. NameCheap Inc. 117,911 (134,155)
5. Web.com++ 103,383 (105,596)
6. Google Inc. 87,990 (96,020)
7. HiChina Zhicheng Technology Ltd. 81,015 (143,353)
8. NameSilo 60,550 (60,280)
9. Xin Net Technology Corporation 52,388 (127,808)
10. 1&1 51,647
Here’s the current leaderboard of the top registrars in terms of total .com registrations as of the end of February 2018. There were approximately 135.8 million total .com domains registered as of the end of February:
1. GoDaddy* 47,490,250 (47,161,126 in January)
2. Tucows** 13,014,976 (13,123,965)
3. Endurance+ 7,844,339 (7,927,353)
4. Web.com++ 6,705,866 (6,684,867)
5. HiChina 4,999,217 (5,129,880)
6. NameCheap 4,085,262 (3,960,861)
7. 1&1 3,766,579 (3,770,121)
8. GMO 2,111,351 (2,171,151)
9. Xin Net Technology Corporation 1,778,658 (1,753,431)
10. Google 1,534,162 (1,466,445)
Many domain companies have multiple accreditations and I’ve tried to capture the largest ones. See the notes below and let me know if I’ve missed any large registrars.
* Includes GoDaddy and Wild West Domains
** Includes Tucows and Enom
+ Includes PDR, Domain.com, FastDomain and Bigrock. There are other Endurance registrars, but these are the biggest.
++ Includes Network Solutions and Register.com
What happened to Uniregistry?
i think most people transfer there rather than reg new domains there.
Andrew Allemann says
Uniregistry had 933k .com domains under management and added 6,280 .com registrations in February. It had a net loss of 1,717 domains through transfer during the month.
Porkbun.com should be used more. They have great prices and customer service!
Epik.com should be on that list. Search and you will see: legendary service and features, not to mention pricing. And the free “Marketplace” site is tops. Just got another purchase inquiry through mine recently.
Legend has it that there is nothing legendary about their customer service.
Why are you saying that when it’s so easy to find so many others speaking similarly about Epik for so long now? Do you have some kind of axe to grind or are you a disgruntled competitor’s shill? Is it for no good reasons that Konstantinos Zournas of OnlineDomain.com just made Epik his primary registrar? I have a lot more than 500 domains there, have been using them for quite a while now, and your are certainly incorrect. There is also no relationship between me and anyone associated with Epik and I have received no incentive whatsoever for expressing my support. Options like Epik do not grow on trees in the industry and supporting them is exactly what we should be doing in light of that.
Dave Tyrer says
I’m continuously transferring domains to Uniregistry because it’s such a great registrar and marketplace and have exceeded 1,500 names there.
Added up my sales over the last four quarters there and the total came to: $102,500.
Uniregistry’s optional BIN / Instant Transfer system is phenomenal because it delivers what customers want – fast acquisition. But there are various ways you can set up your sales landers.
I posted the following comment on Mike’s site. Curious what others suggest.
I’m transferring all of my thousands of domains out of Enom over the next couple months.
Over the years, I have left them there out of convenience.
(Enom shot themselves in the foot with their NEW SPECIAL PRICING.
My special pricing at Netsol is better than Enom. And, Netsol is no bargain.)
I also have domains with a number of other registrars.
Where are domainers going now?
I surely don’t want to move them now to Uniregistry if transferring out in the future is a problem.
Jimmy Hoffa says
NameSilo! Excellent prices (including renewals) and superb support.