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on April 7th, 2011

.ie Quarterly Registrations Exceed 10,000 for the First Time

– Registrations increase 5.5% Quarter-on-Quarter – The IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the managed registry for Ireland’s official internet address .ie today reported that registrations for Ireland’s top level domain exceeded 10,000 in a three month period for the first time. Registrations for Quarter 1 2011 were 10,183 which represents a 5.5% increase on the corresponding quarter last year and an 18.5% increase on registrations in the last quarter of 2010. The total number of .ie domains now stands at 160,000. The IEDR’s quarterly registrations report reveals steady demand from Irish sole traders and limited companies, that together account for over…

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on January 19th, 2011

IEDR records 12.9% growth in .ie domains for 2010

– Number of .ie registrations at end 2010 was 153,419 – The IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the managed registry for Ireland’s official internet address .ie, today reported that the total number of .ie domains grew by 12.9% net in 2010 to 153,419 at 31st December. New registrations for the final quarter of 2010 were marginally up by 0.7% on the same period in the previous year to 8,593 bringing total new .ie registrations for the year to 36,587, making it the strongest performing Q4 in the IEDR’s ten year history. While total 2010 registrations are down slightly on 2009 by 1.3%,…

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on November 26th, 2010

First Domain Name Industry Report Published by IEDR

The IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the managed registry for Ireland’s official internet address .ie, today published its inaugural Domain Name Industry report, marking the Registry’s 10th anniversary. The report provides the first account of its kind in Ireland of the .ie namespace and the Irish domain market. It is set in the context of the global domain name market and Ireland’s Internet ecosystem, and will be published annually as a resource for Internet industry leaders and policy makers. The key finding from the report is that Irish SMEs remain slow to realise the revenue potential of the Internet. Irish SMEs need…