NRO News

Transfer of Authority to AFRINIC and Joinder to NRO MoU

The NRO is pleased to note AFRINIC’s continued progress since it received ICANN recognition as the fifth Regional Internet Registry (RIR) on on April 8, 2005. At the AFRINIC-2 meeting (held in Maputo, Mozambique, 26-27 April) APNIC, ARIN, and the RIPE NCC signed letters transferring to AFRINIC formal authority for the parts of the region they had previously served, including… Read More

NRO response to WGIG Paper on IP Numbers

NRO response to WGIG Paper on IP Numbers Comments to WGIG on Draft Working Paper on IP Numbers (April 2005) Submitted by the Number Resource Organization https://www.nro.net Name of the paper: Cluster one B3 Assessment Report Number Resource Organization Comments We appreciate the efforts that have been put into the production of this draft document. It is reassuring to see… Read More

Adoption of a global policy on IANA Allocation of IPv4 address space to the Regional Internet Registries

On 8 April 2005, during the ICANN Board meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina, the ICANN Board formally approved the adoption of a global policy on IANA Allocation of IPv4 address space to the Regional Internet Registries developed by the Address Supporting Oganisation (ASO) and the Number Resource Organisation (NRO). The Global Addressing Policy document is available from the ASO… Read More

Recognition of AFRINIC as the Fifth Regional Internet Registry

On 8 April 2005, during the ICANN Board meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina, AFRINIC was finally recognized as the fifth Regional Internet Registry (RIR). The ICANN Board resolution is available from the ICANN website at: http://www.icann.org/minutes/resolutions-08apr05.htm AFRINIC’s successful emergence as the newest Regional Internet Registry was supported by the existing RIRs; ARIN, APNIC, LACNIC and the RIPE NCC. This… Read More

AFRINIC Progress Update submitted to ICANN

AFRINIC Progress Update submitted to ICANN 28 March 2005 Paul Twomey President & CEO ICANN Dear Dr. Twomey, Progress report on the African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) The Number Resource Organization (NRO) is pleased to present you and the ICANN Board of Directors an updated report detailing the activities and progress of AFRINIC’s transition to being recognized as a new… Read More

ICANN has called for a 21-day public comment period on AFRINIC’s Application for Recognition as the RIR for the Africa region

ICANN has called for a 21-day public comment period on AFRINIC’s Application for Recognition as the RIR for the Africa region AFRINIC Application for Recognition as Regional Internet Registry Public Comment Forum 14 March 2005 In August 2004, the African Internet Numbers Registry (AFRINIC) submitted an Application for Recognition as the official Regional Internet number Registry (RIR) for the Africa… Read More

ICANN has called for a 21-day public comment period on the new IANA policy for allocation of IPv4 Address Space to Regional Internet Registries

ICANN has called for a 21-day public comment period on the new IANA policy for allocation of IPv4 Address Space to Regional Internet Registries Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Policy For Allocation of IPv4 Blocks to Regional Internet Registries 09 March 2005 On 3 September 2004 the ASO Address Council forwarded a new IPv4 policy concerning IANA allocations of IPv4… Read More

NRO Response to ICANN Strategic Plan

NRO Response to ICANN Strategic Plan The Number Resource Organization (NRO), on behalf of the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), welcomes the opportunity to comment on some of the issues raised by the draft strategic plan recently published by ICANN. This comment of the draft strategic plan will focus on four main areas: Important aspects of the draft plan where the… Read More