High renewal rates continue for .eu in Q4 2014

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Brussels, 12 February 2015 - The latest progress report from the .eu registry EURid has shown that for eight consecutive years’ .eu has maintained its high renewal rate. During the last quarter of 2014, on average 79% of .eu domain names were renewed.

The top-level domain finished the quarter, and the year, with an annual growth of 5.3% representing a total of 197 715 new registrations.

During Q4 2014, the number of .eu registrations increased by 31 584 domain names. Of these, 5 499, or 2.5% were multiyear registrations. By far the most common registration length for MYRs has been two years, 62% of the MYRs in Q4 were made for two years.

The total number of .eu registrations increased in 19 of the 28 EU member states. Poland, Greece and Italy all saw growth of more than 5%.

The full report is available for download here.