World’s first commercial domain name in Top Level Domain TLD was registered on 15 MARCH 1985. A computer system firm in Cambridge known as SYMBOLICS INC., registered its world’s first domain name in the history of websites. symbolics.com appeared as the first TLD on internet. In August 2009, it was sold to XF.com Investments.
After that, by 1992 less than 15000 domain gets registered.
About 294 million domain names had been registered in the start of 2015. A huge part of them were .com TLD’s. They included 4.3 million entertainment sites, 11.9 million e-commerce and online business sites, 1.8 million sports sites and 3.1 million finance related sites.
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