Growth in number of active .nl domain collapses




The growth in the number of active .nl domains declined sharply in recent years. According to figures from the Foundation for Internet Domain Name Netherlands. Where in 2011 still retaliatory 607,000 domain names, which was in 2014 around 142,000.

SIDN calculates the net growth of active .nl domain by subtracting the number of deaths of domains registrations. From this calculation shows that the increase in the number of active .nl domains in 2014 was 47 percent lower than in the previous year.

This is mainly because holders of domain names often raise their domains. “Although no one specific cause for this, we see that holders of multiple domain critical look at their portfolio,” writes the SIDN. “Even unused domain names be removed quickly.”

The number of registrations was 900,000 slightly lower than in 2013, when there came 971,000 domain name registrations. Because the number of active domains with .com is still growing, according SIDN .com does relatively well compared .de in Germany, where the growth was lower.


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