16.12.2014

Are football.vlaanderen and shopping.brussels still available? Starting today, everyone has the opportunity to grab their favourite .vlaanderen or .brussels domain name.

.brussels
.vlaanderen
08.12.2014

From 1 January 2015, European VAT regulations will be changing with regard to determining location for e-services.

DNS Belgium
Internet business
05.12.2014

We are all spending more and more time online, not just for relaxation, but also for work, as well as maintaining contacts with friends and acquaintances, shopping, planning holidays and travel, etc.

.be
.brussels
.vlaanderen
Internet business
27.11.2014

To cater for the shortage of available electricity over the coming winter, the government has decided to cut off the power supply in certain regions at certain times, on a temporary basis.

.be
.brussels
.vlaanderen
DNS Belgium
  • 19 Dec#FriFact #50 There are approx. 1,71x10^116 possible .be domain names. Nearly 1.5 million have been registered so far. Still some room there!
  • 17 DecRT @CENTRnews: .vlaanderen and brussels domain names now available on landrush phase buff.ly/1syZ4yN
  • 16 DecRT @datanews_nl: Strijd om domeinnamen met .vlaanderen en .brussels kan beginnen datane.ws/1BR5LBM

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.