.io TLD Details

The Internet country code top-level domain .io is assigned to the British Indian Ocean Territory. This domain has gained popularity among start-ups and online games; the first of which to gain wide popularity was Agar.io. Other such browser-based ".io games" include Slither.io and wings.io. itch.io, a video game distribution service, also uses the .io ccTLD.
Category
Countries, Internet
Sponsor
IO Top Level Domain Registry Cable and Wireless
Whois Server
whois.nic.io
Entity / Country
British Indian Ocean Territory
Type
ccTLD - Country Code Top Level Domain
Registration Date
16 September 1997
Registered Domains
270,518Last updated 9 June 2017
Restrictions
No restrictions found.
Whois Result for .io
% IANA WHOIS server % for more information on IANA, visit http://www.iana.org % This query returned 1 object domain: IO organisation: IO Top Level Domain Registry organisation: Cable and Wireless address: Diego Garcia address: British Indian Ocean Territory contact: administrative name: Internet Administrator organisation: IO Top Level Domain Registry organisation: Cable and Wireless address: Diego Garcia address: British Indian Ocean Territory phone: +246 9398 fax-no: +246 9398 e-mail: administrator@nic.io contact: technical name: Administrator organisation: ICB Plc. address: 9 Queens Road address: Bournemouth Dorset BH2 6BA address: United Kingdom fax-no: +44 1225 580 550 e-mail: admin@icb.co.uk nserver: A0.NIC.IO 2a01:8840:9e:0:0:0:0:17 65.22.160.17 nserver: A2.NIC.IO 2a01:8840:a1:0:0:0:0:17 65.22.163.17 nserver: B0.NIC.IO 2a01:8840:9f:0:0:0:0:17 65.22.161.17 nserver: C0.NIC.IO 2a01:8840:a0:0:0:0:0:17 65.22.162.17 nserver: NS-A1.IO 194.0.1.1 2001:678:4:0:0:0:0:1 nserver: NS-A3.IO 74.116.178.1 ds-rdata: 64744 8 2 2E7D661097A76EAC145858E4FF8F3DDAE5EAEDFD527725BC6F8A943E4FE23A29 ds-rdata: 57355 8 2 95a57c3bab7849dbcddf7c72ada71a88146b141110318ca5be672057e865c3e2 ds-rdata: 57355 8 1 434e91e206134f5b3b0ac603b26f5e029346abc9 whois: whois.nic.io status: ACTIVE remarks: Registration information: http://www.nic.io/ created: 1997-09-16 changed: 2017-10-21 source: IANA
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