|Type:||Private, not-for-profit Cooperative|
| Dr. Jörg Schweiger, Member, Executive Board, CEO|
Andreas Musielak, Member, Executive Board, COO
DENIC operates around 15 million domain names.
The .de registry originally dates back to November 5th, 1986, where it began in an academic environment.
- 1996 DENIC was formed as a Cooperative.
- 1997 Business operations of DENIC moved from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt.
- 1999 A total of 1 million .de domains registered.
- 2000 DENIC members reach 100.
- 2006 A total of 10 million .de domains registered.
- 2009 DENIC launches one- and two-character domains and domains composed exclusively of numerals.