according to foreign media reports, the famous digital certification service provider VeriSign released the latest statistics report, in 2007 the global Internet domain name has been increased to 153 million.
VeriSign data show that in the fourth quarter of last year, the global registered domain names grew by more than the same period in 2006, an increase of 5% over the three quarter. .com and.Net domain names grew by 15 million 400 thousand over the year registered domain names over 80 million 400 thousand.
highest level of country code domain name registration total of more than 58 million, an increase of 33% over 2006. The report also highlights the significant value of the IPv6 network, the new network is the successor to IPv4.
VeriSign said that compared with the current IPv4 protocol, IPv6 provides important progress. The new IP protocol, in particular, has more address space, and has greater flexibility in allocating addresses.
VeriSign, senior vice president Raynor Dahlquist said naming service, internet wireless device and game machine is widely used in the IP address demand appeared strong growth, we have taken measures to ensure that the global infrastructure has enough IP address space.