Feeds

back to article VeriSign to raise .com, .net prices

VeriSign has announced plans to raise the price of .com and .net domain names again. The .net price increase comes just a few weeks after the company renewed its registry contract with industry overseer ICANN. From 15 January, 2012, the company said that it intends to charge $7.85 for a .com, up from $7.34, and added that .net …

COMMENTS

This topic is closed for new posts.
Bronze badge

Why the difference ?

Why is there a difference in over $2 between a .net and a .com address ?

1
0
JJS
Boffin

re: Why the difference

For the same reason you can get a .info or .biz for pennies, because it isn't as popular or easily remembered as .com

0
0
Silver badge
Unhappy

Errr

Because this is a monopoly and we can charge whatever the hell we like?

0
0

no competition

Because there is only one source for .com domain names, its entirely to be expected that the price will continue to rise and rise

0
0
Anonymous Coward

Who will pay for the new TLDs if .com is cheaper...

Who will pay for the new TLDs if .com is cheaper, gotta start pushing the prices up now so that when the other stuff comes online, it wont seem so expensive.

0
0
This topic is closed for new posts.