15.09.2014

Communication between networks and computers over the Internet is actually communication between IP addresses. When we go online with our PC, we do so based on a unique IP address looking for the physical location (the server) where the information requested is located.

.be
.brussels
.vlaanderen
DNS Belgium
Internet business
11.09.2014

When you start looking for a suitable domain name, there are a number of things that you need to take into consideration.

.be
.brussels
.vlaanderen
04.09.2014

This is the slogan used by Febelfin and the banks to kick off their campaign for safer Internet banking. Fraudsters are becoming increasingly sophisticated in what they do.

.be
.brussels
.vlaanderen
Security
08.09.2014

On the Internet, networks, computers, webservers, mail servers and other applications are identified by a unique series of numbers. These numbers are called the IP address and may consist, for instance, of 188.118.18.203.

.be
.brussels
.vlaanderen
Internet business

Total domain names

ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a non-profit organisation that is responsible worldwide for managing domain names.

NTIA

The division of the US Department of Trade that handles the domain name system.

IANA

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority is responsible for the global coordination of the DNS Root, IP addressing, and other internet protocol resources.

CENTR

Council of European National Top-level domain Registries. It is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting the interest of country code TLD managers. 

U-label

A U-label is an IDN domain name with special characters, such as belgië.be

A-label

An A-label is the ASCII version of a U-label; in other words: an A-label uses ASCII characters only (A-Z, 0-9 and/or ‘-’) to display the domain name. This conversion is carried out automatically by the DNS Belgium registration system. This conversion is required to enable your browser to surf to the correct page. For example, the U-label belgië.be is displayed as xn--belgi-rsa.be when converted to an A-label.