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.mx
Introduced 1989
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry NIC México
Sponsor ITESM
Intended use Entities connected with  Mexico
Actual use No nexus or presence requirement is enforced, but most use is in Mexico
Registered domains 414,401 (April 2010)[1]
Registration restrictions None for .mx nor .com.mx; other subdomains may have restrictions
Structure Second-level registrations after October 31, 2009; registration at third level beneath generic-category second-level domains
Dispute policies LDRP
Website nic.mx
DNSSEC No

.mx is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Mexico, which in 2009 was re-opened to new registrations by NIC México.[2] In 2009, the .mx ccTLD will be rolled out in three steps:[3]

  • Sunrise period from May 1 to July 31, 2009, waiting period, registrants who have already registered any another .MX second-level domain would be able to register their domain for one year
  • Waiting period from August 1 to August 31, 2009, to set up the domains registered in the Sunrise period, and to resolve domain name disputes
  • Initial registration period from September 1 to October 31, 2009; in this part the registration will be done with the policy first-come, first-served and only for one year with a special set of prices.

After the three phases, .mx registrations will be open for the public.

Second-level domains

Up to August 2009 domain registrations besides .MX, consist of third-level names beneath second-level names which parallel some of the top-level domains:

  • .com.mx: Commercial entities (actually unrestricted, like .com)
  • .net.mx: Network providers (registration limited to qualifying entities)
  • .org.mx: Non-profit organizations (registration limited to qualifying entities)
  • .ngo.mx: Non-profit organizations or Civil society organizations (registration NOT limited to qualifying entities)
  • .edu.mx: Educational institutions (registration limited to qualifying entities)
  • .gob.mx: Federal, State or Municipal Governmental entities only (.gob derives from the Spanish word for government: "Gobierno")

Currently second level domains can be registered directly under .mx.[4]

On April 30, 2009, second level domain registrations were 0.06% of the total. A month later the value was up to 4.9% On April 30, 2010, second level registrations were 21.4% of the total.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Registry.mx. "Estadísticas mensuales" (in Español). Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  2. ^ "NIC Mexico announces the phases for the re-opening of domain name registrations directly under .MX.". NIC México. 2009-02-10. Archived from the original on 22 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-04. 
  3. ^ "NIC México anuncia las etapas de la reapertura de dominios directamente bajo .MX." (in Spanish). NIC México. 2009-02-10. Archived from the original on 14 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-14. 
  4. ^ Registry .mx, Initial Registration Period Star[t]s on September 1st, 2009

External links

  • IANA .mx whois information
  • Official .MX Registry site
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