|Ownership:||Infocomm Media Development Authority|
|Headquarters:||Singapore Network Information Centre Pte Ltd|
10 Pasir Panjang Road, #03-01 Mapletree Business City
|Aileen Chia, Chairman, SGNIC Board|
Singapore Network Information Center - SGNIC is national registry service provider for .sg domain names in Singapore. It also provides registration for SLDs, such as .com.sg, .org.sg, .net.sg, .edu.sg, .gov.sg, and .per.sg. Its responsibilities include the management of other information services and formulating policies regarding domain registration. In 1997, SGNIC was aquired by the National Computer Board (NCB), though it was later transferred to IDA when the government merged NCB with the Telecommunication Authority of Singapore.
SGNIC and ICANN
It is recognized with the following organizations:
- APNIC - Asia Pacific Network Information Centre
- APTLD - Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association
- ccNSO - Country Code Name Supporting Organisation
- CDNC - Chinese Domain Name Consortium
In June 2011, SGNIC announced the launch of Internationalized Domain Names, which were to be available for registration for everyone after December 2011. SGNIC was to provide second-level domains for .新加坡 and .சிங்கப்பூர், which represent Singapore in Chinese and Tamil, respectively.