According to report published in <Telecom Paper>Polish top-level domain .pl has reached more than 2.58 million names and recorded its first growth over the past two years, as per the Q3 report of Polish domain administrator NASK.
Statistics in domain name system (DNS) shows that 76.82 percent of names were directly in the top-level .pl domain, 18.86 percent in functional domains including .edu.pl, .com.pl, .info.pl, .net.pl, and 4.32 percent in regional domains, such as .waw.pl,.wroclaw.pl, .szczecin.pl.
The renewed percentage of .pl domains has increased again, with a 65 percent share of renewals. This figure is the highest over the past nine years. The same was reported in August.
In the third quarter, there were .pl domains held by 1.06 million subscribers, which is 14,000 more than in Q2. Compared with previous quarters of 2018, when additions were about 5,000 per quarter, Q3 additions increased three-fold.