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.mw

.mw
Malawi SDNP
Introduced 1997
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry Malawi Sustainable Development Network Programme
Sponsor Malawi Sustainable Development Network Programme
Intended use Entities connected with  Malawi
Actual use Used in Malawi
Registration restrictions None
Structure Registrations are taken at second and third level
Documents Registration agreement; IANA recommendation
Dispute policies Malawi SDNP Dispute Policy, which in turn defers to UDRP
Website Domains on .mw

.mw is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Malawi. In 2002 the IANA recommended that administration of the ccTLD be transferred to the Malawi Sustainable Development Network Programme from Computer Solutions LTD[1]

Prices for .mw domains are 100 USD for the first two years, followed by 50 USD per year.

Second-level domains

In addition to registrations directly at the second level, it is also possible to register third-level names beneath these names. For the most part, the descriptions of the types of organizations each domain is for are advisory, and are not actually enforced.

  • ac.mw - academic institutions
  • co.mw - commercial organisations
  • com.mw - an alternative for commercial organisations
  • coop.mw - cooperative associations
  • edu.mw - degree granting academic institutions
  • gov.mw - restricted to government preferably Malawi Government
  • int.mw - international treaty organisations
  • museum.mw - museums, historical, documentation or display organisations
  • net.mw - networking organisations
  • org.mw - non-profit making organisations

External links

  • IANA .mw whois information
  • .mw domain registration website

References

  1. ^ IANA recommendation


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