Domain Name System

The Internet Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical component of the Internet infrastructure. The DNS associates user-friendly domain names (e.g., www.ntia.doc.gov) with the numeric network addresses (e.g., 170.110.225.155) required to deliver information on the Internet, making the Internet easier for the public to navigate.

NTIA is the Executive Branch expert on issues relating to the DNS and supports a multi-stakeholder approach to the coordination of the DNS to ensure the long-term viability of the Internet as a force for innovation and economic growth.


April 2011
Other Publication
04/08/2011
Other Publication
04/08/2011
Press Release
04/08/2011

March 2011
Speech/Testimony
03/14/2011

February 2011
Federal Register Notice
02/25/2011
110207099-1099-01

September 2010
Press Release
09/28/2010
Speech/Testimony
09/28/2010
Federal Register Notice
09/17/2010
N/A

July 2010
Press Release
07/16/2010

June 2010
Federal Register Notice
06/09/2010
100603240-0240-01