New gTLD Stats

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gTLD Applications by the Numbers


  • Withdrawn applications: 100[4]
  • Rejected applications: 1
  • Application change requests: 424+
  • Processed & approved application changes: 54+


Top Applicants

  1. Donuts - 307 applications
  2. Google (Charleston Road Registry Inc.) - 101
  3. Amazon - 76
  4. Top Level Domain Holdings - 68
  5. Famous Four Media (Domain Venture Partners) - 60
  6. Uniregistry - 54
  7. Radix - 31
  8. Afilias - 31
  9. Demand Media (United TLD Holdco Ltd.) - 26
  10. Zodiac - 15
  11. L'Oréal - 14
  12. Richemont DNS Inc. - 14
  13. Verisign - 14
  14. STRAAT Investments - 13
  15. Dish DBS Corporation - 13
  16. Lifestyle Domain Holdings, Inc. - 13
  17. Jay Westerdal (Fegistry, LLC & Top Level Spectrum, Inc.) - 11
  18. Microsoft - 11
  19. Fiat Industrial S.p.A - 10
  20. GMO Internet - 10
  21. Top Level Design - 10

Most Highly Contested TLDs

  1. .app, 13 applicants
  2. .inc, 11 applicants
  3. .home, 11 applicants
  4. .art, 10 applicants
  5. .blog, 9 applicants
  6. .llc, 9 applicants
  7. .shop, 9 applicants
  8. .book, 9 applicants
  9. .design, 8 applicants
  10. .music, 8 applicants
  11. .movie, 8 applicants
  12. .web, 7 applicants
  13. .store, 7 applicants
  14. .hotel, 7 applicants
  15. .love, 7 applicants
  16. .ltd, 7 applicants
  17. .cloud, 7 applicants
  18. .mail, 7 applicants
  19. .news, 7 applicants

Top Registry Services Backend Providers

  1. Neustar - 353 applications (18%)[6]
  2. Demand Media - 334 applicantions (17%)
  3. Afilias - 305 applications (16%)
  4. Verisign - 236 applicants (12%)
  5. ARI Registry Services 160 applications, (8%)
  6. Google - 101 applications (5%)
  7. Minds + Machines - 87 applications (4%)
  8. CentralNic - 60 applications (3%)
  9. ISC - 58 applications (3%)
  10. KSregistry - 27 applications (1%)
  11. GMO Registry - 27 applications (1%)
  12. KNET - 23 applications (1%)
  13. CORE - 23 applications (1%)
  14. OpenRegistry - 21 applications (1%)

Geographic Breakdown

  • North America: 911 applications[7]
  • Europe: 675
  • Asia/Pacific: 303
  • Latin America/Caribbean: 24
  • Africa: 17

Top Countries

  • USA: 884 applications[8]
  • Cayman Islands: 91 (of which 54 were submitted by Uniregistry)
  • Luxembourg: 85 (of which 76 were submitted by Amazon)
  • British Virgin Islands: 72 applications (of which 70 were submitted by Top Level Domain Holdings)
  • Japan: 71
  • Germany: 70
  • Gibraltar: 62 (of which 60 were submitted by Famous Four Media)
  • Switzerland: 51

Applications were received from 60 countries.[9]

IDN Breakdown

  • Total IDN Applications: 116[10]
  • Total scripts: 12
  • Total IDN Community Applications: 7[11]
  • Total applications in Chinese scripts: 73
  • Total applications in Arabic: 15
  • Total applications in Japanese: 9


Current Sponsors

Neustar     Afilias              Registry.Africa        Public Interest Registry              FairWinds Partners         NTLDStatsLogo.png   

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