Why .COM

Originally derived from ‘commercial’, .COM was one of the first top-level domains in the Internet used when the Domain Name System was implemented in 1985. Since then, it has grown to become the largest top-level domain, with over 88 million .COM domains registered. .COM domains are registered in more than 350 languages worldwide, and are globally recognized. The .COM registry is operated by VeriSign.


 Facts

  • Two out of three .COM domain available checks are successful
  • 36 million times a day, a .COM domain availability check is successful
  • 108 million previously registered .COM domain names are once again available
  • There are still millions upon millions of .COM domain names available

 Who it’s for

  • Individuals or companies looking for a globally recognized extension

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