.Global domains turn 2 years old (average premium domain sales price is $2,751)

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.GLOBAL domains turned 2 this month. .Global was launched 9 September 2014.

The number of premium domains sold is 253. The average sales price per premium domain sold is $ 2,751 USD.

8189 domain are still reserved as premium domains. 5989 of these domains have fixed prices and are available through registrars. All the premium domains hold a regular (not premium) renewal fee.

Here are some statistics after two years:

  • Registered domain names: 27,000
  • Average domains per registrant: 1.2
  • 82% domains have a web server configured
  • 58% domains have email configured
  • 31% domains have fully developed websites (not counting parking or landing pages)
  • Only 4.8 % forwards to other domain names, implying that the .GLOBAL domain is mostly being used as a primary domain name for online branding.
  • 20% of the domains are single words found in the English dictionary
  • 95% of the words in the English dictionary is available and not yet registered
  • 1,781 3 letter (LLL) domains has been registered
  • 90% of the 3 letter (LLL) domains are still available
  • 93% of the 3 number (NNN) are still available
  • A clean namespace is proven by less than 0.009% domains with reported unwanted behaviour.

Average renewal rate for first year registrations of 68%. Second year renewal rate cannot be accurately calculated yet, but is expected significantly higher than first year registrations.

See list of sold Premium Names here.

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About Konstantinos Zournas

Studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and now living in Athens, Greece. Love domains and building websites. Went online in 1995, learned about HTML in 1996 and about domains in 2002. Started publishing the OnlineDomain.com blog in 2012.

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