The wholesale registry fee for .net domain names just increased from $5.11USD to $5.62USD on July 1st, 2013.
July 25th, 2013, Verisign announced another price hike that will increase the price to $6.18USD. The increase of $0.56USD will go into effect on February 1, 2014 following a six month waiting period.
Verisign has the contractual right to increase the fees for .net domain name registrations by up to 10% each year during the term of its .net agreement with ICANN through June 30, 2017.
The wholesale price of .com domain names is fixed at $7.85USD for the duration of its new .com registry agreement through November 2018.
Wholesale prices do not include ICANN per-domain fees and domain registrars’ markups.