[arin-announce] IANA Functions Contract Awarded to ICANN

INFO info at arin.net
Tue Jul 3 14:01:40 EDT 2012

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration (NTIA) has announced that the Internet 
Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions contract has been awarded to 
the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The 
current IANA contract with ICANN expires 30 September 2012. The period 
of performance for the contract announced today is 1 October 2012 – 30 
September 2015, with two separate two-year option periods for a total 
contract period of seven years.

The IANA functions include but are not limited to the technical 
coordination of the global IP address pool and AS number space and 
Internet number resource allocation to the Regional Internet Registries 

For more information please consult the NTIA’s press release at 

Communications and Member Services
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

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