AMNIC Network Information Center


Contact: Dr. Igor B. Mkrtoumian, President, Armenian Internet Users;
Edgar V.S. Der-Danieliantz, Group Manager, AM Network Information Center

AMNIC, the country Network Information Center (NIC) of Armenia, has been established by Dr. Igor B. Mkrtoumian of the American University of Armenia and Edgar V.S. Der-Danieliantz of Arminco Network Solutions on behalf of the Armenian Internet Users Group. It is supported under the cooperative agreement between the Armenian Internet Users Group and the Arminco Limited. The AM Network Information Center is located at the AIC Network Operations in Yerevan, Armenia. Equipment and network connection provided by the Arminco Limited as free service to the public. All information concerning AM domain names, Internet addresses, name servers, contact persons, and network providers in Armenia are collected into the AMNIC databases to be retrieved via whois or World Wide Web. AMNIC cooperates with InterNIC and other registries to keep the AMNIC databases consistent and up to date. AMNIC also serves as a National Internet Registry for domain name registrations under the AM TLD.

AMNIC keeps a primary nameserver for the AM TLD, Its primary goal is to enhance integration of Armenia into the international information infrastructure by fostering the open interchange of information between Armenia and other parts of the world.

Last updated:    January 1997

A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).

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