Press Release: 2018Press Release
5 February 2018
Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd. (JPRS)
JP Domain Names Surpassed 1.5 Million
Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd. (JPRS: Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, President Koki Higashida), today announced that the number of JP domain name registrations as of February 1, 2018 surpassed 1.5 million.
To get to this point, JPRS has improved its services and driven promotional activities. However, we like to emphasize that this mark couldn't be achieved without tremendous support from registrants, accredited business partners, and the global and local Internet community.
Of 1,500,136 registrations, 1,014,301 are the General-use JP domain names (e.g. EXAMPLE.JP), which exceeded 1 million registrations as of September 1, 2017. 473,903 are the Organizational/Geographic Type JP domain names (e.g. EXAMPLE.CO.JP), 11,932 are the Prefecture Type JP domain names (e.g. EXAMPLE.TOKYO.JP, EXAMPLE.北海道.JP).
JPRS, as the registry of JP Domain Name, will continue to make every effort to provide more useful JP domain name services to meet broader needs of the Internet community and society as a whole, in a view of the public interest.
JPRS is a leading service provider for management and registration of domain names and for the domain name system (DNS) operations. The company was established on December 26, 2000. As a company dedicated to maintaining the Internet infrastructure of Japan, JPRS operates under a corporate philosophy which aims to contribute to the expansion of the Internet and to building a better future for people and society.
Registered JP Domain Names (Total Number)
Cumulative Number of General-use JP Domain Names Exceeded 1 Million
(Published on 4 September 2017)
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