Eurid just released their Q4 results of 2011.
.EU has matured as an extension. This was demonstrated by .eu consumer loyalty,shown in the robust and stable registration renewal rate.In 2011, 81.6% of .eu domain names were renewed which was consistent with 2010’s renewal rate (81.7%) and above the industry average.
Eurid 2011 Highlights.
- In 2011 Eurid reached a total registrations of 3.51 million .EU domain names.
- DNSSEC rollout started
- Website usage research. This study revealed that 31.4% of the .EU websites are being used for business usuage. Full report here.
- Eurid closed the case on sex.eu
During Q4 2011, the number of .eu registrations increased by 100 802 domain names, or 3.0%, to 3.51 million. The total number ofregistrations at the end of Q4 represented an increase of 5.5%, or 182 275 registrations, when compared with the total number at the end of Q4 2010.
IDN registrations reached a total of 67074 registrations which is about the same as with other ccTLD registries that offer IDN according to Eurid.
Deletions : During Q4 2011, there were 166 309 deletions.
Domain disputes. Eurid offers an alternative dispute system (ADR) and received 12 cases in Q4, which is the same amount as in Q3 2011. This trend is comparable with the amount of cases that WIPO received.
For more info about the Q4 2011 results download the PDF here.