New gTLD Quarterly Report – Q2 2019

Blocking services expand with trends in TLD protection

Product offerings have expanded to keep up with trends in domain name blocking across Top Level Domains (TLDs).

Recent additions include protection against homograph imitation, a tactic used to confuse domain visitors with lookalike characters. In this report, discover available services; plus, explore the benefits of keyword-rich and hyper-localized new gTLDs.

Highlights of this quarter’s report:

  • .Brands have seen 61%+ growth in registrations since the start of 2018.
  • Most .Brand growth lands in finance, following a registration influx by .DVAG and .ALLFINANZ
  • Updates on the 2012 ICANN New gTLD Program Application Round