.tel Domain Delegation

.tel is a sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) managed by Telnames Ltd. The URL for .tel domain registration services is http://www.nic.tel, and the responsible WHOIS server is whois.nic.tel.

A top-level domain (TLD) is an internet domain name extension that is operated by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). One type of TLDs are generic top-level domains (gTLDs) which consist of 3 or more characters. A subtype of generic TLDs are sponsored TLDs (sTLDs) like .tel which are only available to entities that are engaged within a particular industry.

.tel Authoritative Information

TypeSponsored Top-Level Domain (sTLD)
Sponsoring OrganisationTelnames Ltd.
Registration Serviceshttp://www.nic.tel
WHOIS Serverwhois.nic.tel

Further information about the .tel root zone can be found at IANA. Click here for a full list of top-level domains.