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Type: Private
Industry: Registrar
Founded: 1999
Founder(s): Nikolaj Niholm
Martin Soegaard Nielsen
Headquarters: Islands Brygge 55
Copenhagen S,2300
Country: Denmark
Employees: 275
LinkedIn: Company Profile

Ascio is an ICANN-accredited registrar founded in 1999 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Since 2007, it has functioned as a subsidiary of Group NBT plc,[1] which is largely asociated with the UK domain name market.

Ascio has more than two million domains under management,[2] and it specializes in the international ccTLD market. Its 275 employees are based in Copenhagen, Oslo, Munich, Vienna, Zurich, Nice, Madrid, London, and New York.[3] Ascio offers 250 TLDs.[4]


Ascio has direct accreditation with over 90 ccTLD organizations and registries.[5] Many of its employees sit on registry boards and work for consulting bodies related to these organizations.


  • Domain Registration, Management, Transactions- Internationally provided.
  • AscioDNS- Management tool for DNS hosting and registration.
  • AscioWatch- Allows customer to monitor their brands.
  • Consultation- Regarding data requirements, legal issues, validation, and processing time and automation.
  • GlobalWHOIS- Allows access to international domain availability.
  • Consolidation Services
  • Campaigns- Provides marketing campaign work targeted and themed on a custom basis.[6][7]