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2012-11-13 08:42:26

BRISBANE, Australia, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Number Resource Organization (NRO), the body representing the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), today expressed its support for the "Stop the Net Grab" campaign that is being spearheaded by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in the lead-up to the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12). WCIT-12 will convene in Dubai from 3-14 December 2012 to review the International...

2011-10-20 08:44:00

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, October 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 70 per cent of global Internet Service Providers (ISPs) surveyed plan to adopt IPv6 by the end of next year The Global IPv6 Deployment Monitoring Survey 2011 results, initially previewed at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Nairobi, Kenya, in September, demonstrate healthy growth in awareness, planning and actual deployment of IPv6. The survey was prepared by GNKS Consult, an independent organization that conducts...

2011-05-24 00:00:30

Consultations should include organizations key to the Internet's success as a platform for global economic growth and social progress Paris, France (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 In advance of the upcoming meeting of the G8 governments in Paris, a worldwide coalition of Internet organizations, including the Number Resource Organization, the Internet Society, the Internet Society France Chapter, ICANN, and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), today stated that they would welcome the opportunity to...

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2011-01-31 05:55:00

A dwindling stock of internet addresses are about to be handed out and when that happens each of the five regional agencies that hand out net addresses will get one of the remaining blocks of 16 million addresses. The addresses in those last five blocks are expected to be completely exhausted by September 2011, BBC News reports. This trigger event will likely come from the agency that oversees net addresses in the Asia-Pacific region, a body known as APNIC. When APNIC's store of addresses...

2009-11-18 02:39:00

HONG KONG, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Following announcements by ICANN to approve the use of Internationalized Domain Names (IDN), the global top- level domain ".Asia", will accept IDN registrations starting in the second half of 2010 to address pent up demand in Asia for multilingual web addresses. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/xprn/sa/200808151139.jpg ) "Asia is one of the most important regions for IDN. Asia is already the largest Internet marketplace with over 700 million...

2009-06-23 06:00:00

EBENE, Mauritius, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- - NRO Makes Recommendations to Ensure Future Stability of the Internet Domain Name System The Number Resource Organization (NRO), formed by the world's five Regional Internet Registries(1), today expresses its support to end the collaboration agreement between the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the US Department of Commerce. The NRO also makes recommendations for the management of the Domain Name System...

2009-05-28 08:58:00

CHENNAI, India, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sify Technologies Limited (Nasdaq National Markets: SIFY), a leader in Enterprise and Consumer Internet Services in India with global delivery capabilities, announced today that http://sify.com is the first commercial content portal in India to be IPv6 enabled. This makes Sify a first mover in testing and deployment of IPv6 technologies and its associated services in India. Arvind Mathur, Chief Architect, Sify Technologies Limited,...

2009-05-20 08:25:00

AMSTERDAM, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- - Internet Growth and Innovation Depends on Continued Availability of IP Addresses - Over 800 European Organisations Give Their Support to the "IPv6 Act Now" Statement to Urge Speedy and Efficient Adoption of IPv6 The RIPE NCC, the not-for-profit organisation that supports the infrastructure of the Internet, launches the IPv6 Act Now website today. With an Internet community position statement on IPv6 supported by over 800 organisations,...

2008-09-09 09:00:21

Sify Technologies Limited (Nasdaq National Markets: SIFY), a leader in Consumer Internet and Enterprise Services in India with global delivery capabilities, today announced the election of Naresh Ajwani - President, Consumer Infrastructure and Operations, Sify Technologies Limited, as a member of the Number Resource Organization - Number Council (NRO-NC), a global policy formulation body for the Internet. Naresh Ajwani is the first and the only Indian to be elected to the NRO-NC since its...

2008-06-17 09:00:23

The Number Resource Organization (NRO), which is made up of the world's five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), AfriNIC, APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC and the RIPE NCC, today issues an appeal for investment in Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) infrastructure. With approximately 85% of all available IPv4 Internet addresses already in use by May 2008, the NRO predicts that the remaining stock of unallocated IPv4 addresses will be consumed by around 2011. Internet addresses are allocated on...