Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) has announced that ASCII .VN extension has just reached over 500,000 registrations since late March, 2020. The use of .VN domain name has been a positive contribution to Viet Nam’s economic growth, expanded from information availability and access to an integral part of digital business models, which is a prominent trend while Viet Nam’s enforcing social distancing measure due to the spread of COVID-19.
The largest ccTLD by number in ASEAN
According to VNNIC’s Report on Internet resources in 2019, .VN domains, accounting for 49% of the total domain market share in Viet Nam, have experienced growth of almost 10% with more than 125,000 new registrations in 2019. Since 2011, “.VN” domain has ranked the first place in term of the number of ccTLD registered in ASEAN. The growth of .VN domain is primarily attributable to VNNIC’s efforts, in collaboration with .VN Registrars, continuously improving their quality of services and innovating their practices in operation, compliance and marketing over last 20 years since VNNIC was established to take the function of managing Internet resources in Viet Nam.