Afilias has just posted a press release confirming the number of .info domains as we reported last month has past 4,000,000 registrations.

The press release contains an analysis report which has some interesting stats
including a graph showing the number of registrations over time since 2002

The reports highlights include

•.INFO sites are active – 74 percent of .INFO sites are active, including over 1 million dedicated sites. This figure is an increase from 65 percent in 2004.

•Wide distribution channel promotes .INFO sales – .INFO’s availability is expanding as the domain is now available for sale through 183 registrars worldwide.

•.INFO is becoming characteristic of the global domain name market – North America is the top market for .INFO domain sales (51 percent) with Europe closely in second place (38 percent). The US is the top country for .INFO registrations (48 percent) followed by Germany (11 percent).

•.INFO is increasing in aftermarket sales – The highest aftermarket sale on record for .INFO was NewYork.info which sold for over US$46,000 in September 2006.

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