At the present time, the American government – and the NTIA in particular – is involved, in conjunction with IANA, with the management of IP addresses and domain names worldwide.

Internet business

After the delegation of .brussels and .vlaanderen, one more important step needed to be taken: the approval by ICANN of the start-up information. This contains the information on the different launch phases and their timings.


DNS Belgium has selected Valideus from the various candidates to validate applications for .vlaanderen and .brussels domain names during the second phase of the launch.  This phase runs from 2nd October to 3rd November 2014.


We are gradually laying claim to ‘classic’ status. The Bike to Close the Gap event held on Thursday 19th June was already on its fourth edition and once again brought together the sports-loving IT people of Belgium (and even a few from the Netherlands).

DNS Belgium

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


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


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


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.