Difference between revisions of "DNS Belgium"

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'''DNS Belgium''' is the organization that manages the registration under domain names under .be accounts.<ref>[http://www.dns.be/en/about_dnsbe/mission]</ref>
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'''DNS Belgium''' is the organization that manages the registration of Belgium's [[.be]] ccTLD.<ref>[http://www.dns.be/en/about_dnsbe/mission Mission, DNS.be]</ref>
 
 
==DNS Belgium==
 
DNS Belgium has been created in 1999 by [[ISPA]], [[Betug]] and [[Agoria]].
 
The most important services that DNS Belgium covers relate to stimulating cooperation between the Internet service providers, organizing all details for registration from technical ones to regulatory issues. <ref>[http://www.dns.be/en/about_dnsbe/mission]</ref>
 
DNS.be is organized with a Board of Directors and a Strategic Committee.
 
 
 
The Board is the major controlling entity formed of three members.
 
 
 
The Strategic Committee is formed of representatives of founding members (representatives of [[ISPA]], [[Agoria]] and [[Betug]], effective members (prof. Pierre Verbaeten) and advisory members (the Belgian Institute of Postal and Telecommunications Services). Currently, there are in total 9 members in this committee.
 
 
 
Prof. Pierre Verbaeten is an effective member of the Strategic Committee due to his high level of involvement in the domain name market since 1989 when he started registering the first domains in Belgium. <ref>[http://www.dns.be/en/about_dnsbe/history]</ref>
 
 
 
Currently, the General Director of DNS.be is Mr. Philip Du Bois.<ref>[http://www.dns.be/en/about_dnsbe/structure]</ref>
 
  
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DNS Belgium was created in 1999 by [[ISPA]], [[Betug]] and [[Agoria]]. DNS Belgium facilitates cooperation between the nation's [[ISP]]s, dictates technical and regulatory details for registration, . <ref>[http://www.dns.be/en/about_dnsbe/mission Mission, DNS.be]</ref>
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DNS.be is organized with a Board of Directors and a Strategic Committee., the Board is the major controlling entity and is made up of three members. The Strategic Committee is formed of representatives of  the three founding organizations, effective members, and advisory members. Currently, there are 9 members in this committee.
  
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In February, 2012, Peter Vergote, Legal & Administrative Manager at DNS.be, was elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of [[CENTR]], which is the umbrella organization for European [[ccTLD]] registries. He will serve through 2013.<ref>[http://www.dns.be/en/home Home, DNS.be]</ref>
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 18:18, 7 March 2012

DNS Belgium.JPG
Type: Non-profit Organization
Industry: Domain Industry
Founded: 1999
Founder(s): ISPA Belgium
Agoria
Beltug
Country: Belgium
Website: www.dns.be
Key People
Philip Du Bois, General Manager
nTLDStats
TLDs: 2
Registrations: 14,574

More Info: nTLDStats

DNS Belgium is the organization that manages the registration of Belgium's .be ccTLD.[1]

DNS Belgium was created in 1999 by ISPA, Betug and Agoria. DNS Belgium facilitates cooperation between the nation's ISPs, dictates technical and regulatory details for registration, . [2] DNS.be is organized with a Board of Directors and a Strategic Committee., the Board is the major controlling entity and is made up of three members. The Strategic Committee is formed of representatives of the three founding organizations, effective members, and advisory members. Currently, there are 9 members in this committee.

In February, 2012, Peter Vergote, Legal & Administrative Manager at DNS.be, was elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of CENTR, which is the umbrella organization for European ccTLD registries. He will serve through 2013.[3]

References