AFRINIC Recognized as Fifth Regional Internet Registry

Posted: Tue, 12 Apr 2005

On April 8, 2005, ICANN officially recognized AFRINIC as the fifth Regional Internet Registry (RIR). AFRINIC's recognition took place during the ICANN Board meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

The ICANN Board resolution is available from the ICANN website at:

ARIN celebrates this event and welcomes AFRINIC to the Regional Internet Registry community.

For general information on AFRINIC, please visit its website at:

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