.AU approaches one million domain registrations

Domain registrations in .AU will hit one million by the end of November according to AusRegistry, the .AU registry.To celebrate, AusRegistry is launching the ‘1 Million .au Webnames’ advertising campaign incorporating a mix of national press and online advertising.”The growth of .au is nothing short of astounding,” AusRegistry managing director Adrian Kinderis said. “au has sustained an impressive 25 per cent growth each year for the past 5 years”. Factors attributed to the ongoing increase in domain name registrations include reduced domain name pricing, a regulated environment and technical stability.In Australia, AusRegistry oversees the registry aspects of the .AU namespace, while auDA is responsible for policy and regulation.