Verisign Reports Worldwide Domain Registrations Rose 16% in 2008 with Country Codes Growing at an Even Faster Clip

Verisign’s latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief, covering the 4th quarter of 2008, is now out and it showed another big jump in worldwide domain registrations from the previous year. Total registrations in all extensions rose 16% to 177 million, with country codes rising even faster – up 22% to 71.1 million. We take a closer look at the numbers.