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Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market: Size, Trends and Forecast (2019-2022)

Scope of the Report

The report entitled “Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market: Size, Trends and Forecast (2019-2022)” provides an in-depth analysis of the global top-level domain registration market including detailed description of market sizing and growth. The report provides analysis of the global top-level domain (TLD) registrations market by volume and by segments and includes segment analysis as well.

Furthermore, the report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the overall global top-level domain (TLD) registration market has also been forecasted for the period 2019-2022, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends.

The global top-level domain (TLD) registration market consists of a number of players. The key market players are GoDaddy Inc., Tucows Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Limited and United Internet. The company profiling of the above market players has been done in the report consisting of their business overview, financial overview and the business strategies adopted by the companies.

Company Coverage

GoDaddy Inc.
Tucows Inc.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited
United Internet

Executive Summary

Domain name is the unique name or address by which a website is identified. Domain registration enables users to reserve a domain name for a specified time period. Registering a domain name gives a unique identity to individuals and businesses.

Domain registration can be either private or public. In case of public registration, the information provided by the registrant is publically accessible. However, private information of the registrant can be protected by making use of private domain registration.

The domains are divided into sub-domains, second-level domains and top-level domains (TLDs). The top-level domains (TLDs) are further segmented into generic top-level domains (gTLDs) and country-code top-level domains (ccTLDs). Generic top-level domains include .com, .net, .org, .edu, .gov and others. The country-code top-level domains consists of various domains such as .cn, .tk, .de, .uk, .ru, .nl and other gTLDs.

The global top-level domain (TLD) registration market has witnessed continuous growth in the past few years and is projected to grow even further during the forecast period (2019-2022). The market is expected to be driven by various factors such as rising internet penetration, rapid urbanization, growing prevalence of e-commerce, increasing blogging trend, growing number of websites and globalization. However, the market faces certain challenges as well such as surge in domain thefts and overcrowded domain space.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
2.1 Domain Name: An Overview
Table 1: Generic Top-Level Domain (TLD) Names
Table 2: Country Top Level Domain Names
2.1.1 Domain Name Structure
Table 3: Domain Name Structure
2.1.2 Domain Name System (DNS)
Table 4: Working of Domain Name System (DNS)
2.2 Domain Registration: An Overview
2.2.1 Domain Registration Process
Table 5: Participants in Domain Registration Process
2.3 Advantages of Domain Registration
Table 6: Advantages of Domain Registration
2.4 Domains Segmentation: An Overview
Table 7: Domains Segmentation
3. Global Market Analysis
3.1 Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market: An Analysis
3.1.1 Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market by Volume
Table 8: Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Billion)
Table 9: Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market by Volume; 2019-2022 (Billion)
3.1.2 Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market by Segments (Country-code top-level domains (ccTLDs), Generic top-level domains (gTLDs))
Table 10: Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market by Segments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
3.2 Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration Market: Segment Analysis
3.2.1 Global Country-Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) Registration Market by Volume
Table 11: Global Country-Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
Table 12: Global Country-Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) Registration Market by Volume; 2019-2022 (Million)
3.2.2 Global Country-Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) Registration Market by Segments (.cn, .tk, .de, .uk, .ru, .nl, others)
Table 13: Global Country-Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) Registration Market by Segments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
3.2.3 .cn (China) Domain Registration Market by Volume
Table 14: .cn (China) Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
3.2.4 .tk (Tokelau) Domain Registration Market by Volume
Table 15: .tk (Tokelau) Domain Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
3.2.5 .de (Germany) Domain Registration Market by Volume
Table 16: .de (Germany) Domain Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
3.2.6 .uk (United Kingdom) Domain Registration Market by Volume
Table 17: .uk (United Kingdom) Domain Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
3.2.7 .ru (Russian Federation) Domain Registration Market by Volume
Table 18: .ru (Russian Federation) Domain Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
3.2.8 .nl (Netherlands) Domain Registration Market by Volume
Table 19: .nl (Netherlands) Domain Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
3.2.9 Other ccTLD Registrations Market by Volume
Table 20: Other ccTLD Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
3.2.10 Global Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Registration Market by Volume
Table 21: Global Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
Table 22: Global Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Registration Market by Volume; 2019-2022 (Million)
3.2.11 Global Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Registration Market by Segments (.com & .net, others)
Table 23: Global Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Registration Market by Segments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
3.2.12 .com & .net Domain Registration Market by Volume
Table 24: .com & .net Domain Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
Table 25: .com & .net Domain Registration Market by Volume; 2019-2022 (Million)
3.2.13 Other gTLD Registration Market by Volume
Table 26: Other gTLD Registration Market by Volume; 2013-2018 (Million)
Table 27: Other gTLD Registration Market by Volume; 2019-2022 (Million)
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Growth Drivers
4.1.1 Rising Internet Penetration
Table 28: Global Internet Penetration; 2014-2019 (Percentage, %)
Table 29: Global Number of Internet Users by Region; 2012-2017 (Billion)
4.1.2 Rapid Urbanization
Table 30: Global Urban Population; 2013-2017 (Billion)
4.1.3 Growing Prevalence of E-commerce
Table 31: Global Retail E-commerce Sales; 2014-2021 (US$ Trillion)
4.1.4 Increasing Blogging Trend
Table 32: Number of Bloggers in the US; 2014-2020 (Million)
4.1.5 Growing Number of Websites
Table 33: Global Number of Websites; 2013-2017 (Billion)
4.1.6 Globalization
4.2 Challenges
4.2.1 Surge in Domain Thefts
4.2.2 Overcrowded Domain Space
4.3 Market Trends
4.3.1 Growing Private Registrations for Domain Names
4.3.2 Greater Use of Domain Names for Online Marketing
4.3.3 Increasing Registration of .AI (Artificial Intelligence) Domain
Table 34: Global Artificial Intelligence Revenue; 2016-2025 (US$ Billion)
5. Competitive Landscape
5.1 Global Top-Level Domain Registration Market Players: Financial Comparison
Table 35: Global Top-Level Domain Registration Market Players Financial Comparison; 2017/2018
5.2 Global Top-Level Domain Registration Players by Market Share
Table 36: Global Top-Level Domain Registration Players by Market Share; 2018 (Percentage, %)
5.3 Global Top-Level Domain Registration Market Players by Services
Table 37: Global Top-Level Domain Registration Market Players by Services
6. Company Profiles
6.1 GoDaddy Inc.
6.1.1 Business Overview
6.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 38: GoDaddy Inc. Total Revenue; 2013-2017 (US$ Billion)
Table 39: GoDaddy Inc. Total Revenue by Segments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
Table 40: GoDaddy Inc. Total Revenue by Region; 2017 (Percentage, %)
6.1.3 Business Strategy
6.2 Tucows Inc.
6.2.1 Business Overview
6.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 41: Tucows Inc. Revenue; 2013-2017 (US$ Million)
Table 42: Tucows Inc. Revenue by Segments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
6.2.3 Business Strategy
6.3 Alibaba Group Holding Limited
6.3.1 Business Overview
6.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 43: Alibaba Group Holding Limited Revenue; 2014-2018 (US$ Billion)
Table 44: Alibaba Group Holding Limited Revenue by Segments; 2018 (Percentage, %)
6.3.3 Business Strategy
6.4 United Internet
6.4.1 Business Overview
6.4.2 Financial Overview
Table 45: United Internet Sales; 2013-2017 (US$ Billion)
Table 46: United Internet Sales by Segments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
6.4.3 Business Strategy

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