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Type association
Founded 1998
Headquarters Prague, Czech Republic
Key people Ondřej Filip, CEO
Industry Domain registration
Products registration in .cz, registration in



CZ.NIC has been founded in 1998 as neutral operator of ccTLD domain .cz, previously managed by EUNet Czechia (and its successors).

CZ.NIC worked as policy making organisation, while technical operation has been outsourced (currently by T-Systems Pragonet).

At 2003 CZ.NIC received permission for operation of eNum domain for Czech telephone numbers

During the 2006 CZ.NIC decided to insource technical operation of the domain management systems. New systems has been developed till autumn of 2006 and trial operation of Czech eNum is running on this software.

Present (2006/2007)

CZ.NIC is open association (Statutes). Any organisation with domicile in the European Union can join. There are three Chambers of members (Registrars, ISP and Domain name holders).

CZ.NIC is now focused to two goals: commercial start of eNum registration in Czech republic (planned to January 2007) and insourcing of .cz (planned for September/October 2007).


CZ.NIC is member of CENTR. CZ.NIC is member of Country Code Names Supporting Organization ccNSO, ICANN activity. CZ.NIC is associated member of EURid, manager of .eu.




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