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NRO NC Election 2016: Result

We are pleased to announce that Filiz Yilmaz was re-elected to the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) at a Plenary session of the RIPE 73 Meeting in Madrid on 28 October 2016.

Verisign to Provide Secondary DNS Services for the RIPE NCC’s Zones

In July we published a Request for Proposals (RfP) for a trusted third party to provide secondary DNS services for the RIPE NCC's zones. Following our announcement, we received three final proposals by the conclusion of the process. We selected the best fitting proposal based on the technical and non-technical requirements in the RfP document. We'd like to express our gratitude to all parties who submitted proposals.

Results of RIPE NCC Survey 2016
IANA Stewardship Transition Completed

On 1 October 2016, the IANA functions contract that the United States Government had with ICANN was allowed to expire. This represents the final step in the community-led IANA stewardship transition process that began in 2014. Oversight of IANA is now the responsibility of the Names, Numbers and Protocol Parameters communities that rely on its services.

RIPE NCC Receives /18 from IANA’s Recovered Pool

On 1 September 2016, the RIPE NCC and other Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) were each allocated the equivalent of a /18 of IPv4 address space from the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).

General Meeting October 2016 – Registration Open

The RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM) will take place from 26-28 October 2016 in the Meliá Castilla Hotel in Madrid, Spain, adjacent to the RIPE 73 Meeting.

NRO NC Call for Nominations 2016

There is a call for nominations from the RIPE NCC service region to fill one vacant seat on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC). The three-year term of Filiz Yilmaz ends on 31 December 2016. The election to fill this seat will take place at the RIPE 73 Meeting in Madrid, Spain in October 2016.

Request for trusted party to provide secondary DNS services

The RIPE NCC has undertaken a project to improve the resiliency of our DNS zones, especially, as many of our services depend on the correct resolution of names in We request proposals for secondary DNS services for our main domain,, and a small number of additional zones.

NTIA Issues IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal Report

The transition of stewardship of the IANA functions to the global multistakeholder community has reached a significant milestone. On 9 June 2016, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued its assessment report on the IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal. The proposal was submitted to the NTIA in March 2016 following the ICANN 55 Meeting.

Take the RIPE NCC Survey 2016

The RIPE NCC Survey 2016 is now online.