Top Domain Registrars in 2017

Updated on: January 12, 2019

There are many domain registrars in the world and each is normally rated in terms of ease of use, reputation, and price. Domain registers will help you register your domain name but it is important to look out if they offer technical support, live chat service, and security.
Below are some of the top domain registrars in 2017 according to 


GoDaddy has so far registered 54,562,683 domains according to GoDaddy is trusted as it has a lot of experience in registering domains and is a reputable service provider. The company which started in 1997 with headquarters in Arizona employs more than 6000 people. GoDaddy is also involved in advertising and has had a share of controversies in relation to censorship.


According to, Enom has registered 11,601,657 domains. The company founded in 1997 offers a wide selection of domain extensions and has a good support system. They register domain names and also do web hosting as well as offering email services, website building software among others. Enom was recently bought by a Canadian firm that also registers domain names known as Tucows.


This company is an active participator in internet governance and policy. In addition to registering domain names Tucows also offers network access, wireless and fibre internet services to customers from all over the world. Websitebuilderau informs that Tucows has registered 9,660,657 domain names. Their global reseller network is more than 40,000 web hosts.
The company was founded in 1993 in Michigan and has headquarters in Toronto in America. It is one of the world’s largest domain registrar companies with about 400 employees.

Network Solutions

This company, according to has registered 6,606,217. Other than registering domain names, Network Solutions also offers services in hosting websites, online marketing and web design among others.The company which was founded in 1979 is American based and domain name hosting is an important arm of it’s operations.


Directi is a technology business company that was founded in 1998. It has a number of companies that operate independently in New York, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Delhi, Zurich among others. Directi offers web hosting, domain name registration, online advertising, communications as part of its portfolio.
According to the company has registered 5,795,705 domain names. Being a reputable and trusted organisation the number is likely to go up.

Use of Internet and related services is on the rise worldwide. Companies that offer such services are also on the rise as demand continually increases. Such providers must ensure that they maintain their reputation and offer credible services to remain at the top. As technology advances the players in the field will rise hence the need for those already offering the services will need to stay updated on what is going on around the world in order to remain relevant.

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