skip to Main Content

Radix releases data on premium domain names


Company reports over $600,000 in premium revenue last quarter.

Many new top level domain name companies are following a business practice popularized by .TV: selling domain names that come with an annual premium fee.

Radix, which runs domain names such as .online and .store, just released data on its premium sales and renewals in Q3.

Here are some interesting data points for the third quarter:

  • 406 premium domains were registered or renewed, representing $608,000 in revenue.
  • 220 of these were new registration representing $366,000, the 186 renewals were for $242,000.
  • Online was the biggest by far for premiums, with 38% of the revenue. .Store is next at 20%. .Store had the highest average premium price.

Radix also released top sales of the quarter. Here are the top 10 that have annual renewal premiums:

1. $6,500
2. $6,500
3. $6,500
4. $6,500
5. $6,500
6. $6,500
7. $6,500
8. $6,500
9. $5,200
10. $3,900

You’ll note that three of these are Interestingly, has a whois record of “repossessed by GoDaddy”, suggesting that the buyer didn’t actually pay for the domain. (Maybe they didn’t realize they were buying a premium domain.)

The company also sold for a one-time premium of $30,000, for $15,000 and for $10,000.

© 2016. This is copyrighted content. Domain Name Wire full-text RSS feeds are made available for personal use only, and may not be published on any site without permission. If you see this message on a website, contact copyright (at)

Latest domain news at Domain Name Wire.

The post Radix releases data on premium domain names appeared first on Domain Name Wire | Domain Name News & Views.


Back To Top
WordPress Video Lightbox