IANA Recognizes Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) as a Regional Internet Registry (RIR)


Originally established in 1992 to administer address space and to facilitate communication, business, and culture using Internet technologies, APNIC is publicly recognized by IANA as a RIR in 1994. APNIC has memoranda of understanding with the Internet Society and a number of ISOC Chapters for a variety of partnerships that include mutual support of organizational functions as well as policy and educational activities.