Thursday, 13 November 2008

AFTERMARKET: .pl Domain Parking recent statistics

Recent statistics on parking shows that 5,42% of registered names under .pl are parked. Previous statistics showing market share of the parking sites were based on the data collected from the parking companies and included also domains that were parked in the past but than removed.

NASK recent data shows, that as of October 31st, 2008, the real percentage of the parked names is 5,42%.

9% of such names is parked using URL redirection and 91% is parked using Name Servers delegation.

Two companies dominated parking market in Poland: SEDO with 41% market and Name Drive with 59% of the total paring market in Poland.

Aftermarket includes not only parked names but also domain names for sale and sites that are developed for future sales. Rough estimation of this part of the market is 2-5 percentage points.
As of today, the whole aftermarket in Poland should be estimated for 8-9%