.COM Prices to Increase

Verisign, the central domain registry, has announced that it is increasing their wholesale cost for .COM domain name registrations and renewals from $7.85 to $8.39 for all registrars, starting September 1, 2021 00:00 UTC.

The change affects domain registration prices, domain renewal fees, and domain transfer costs.

Under the new agreements it struck with the U.S. government and ICANN, the company has been able to get authorization for such a move.

If you own any .COM domains, I encourage you to take advantage current prices and register, renew or transfer your .COM domain names before the new prices go into effect.

The deal allows prices to be increased by 7% …