The AFNIC, (French acronym for "Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération" (the French Network Information Centre) is the manager of the registry of domain names in the following geographical areas : .fr (France), .re (Reunion Island), .pm (St. Pierre and Miquelon), .tf (French Southern Territories), .wf (Wallis and Futuna), and .yt (Mayotte). It is tasked with ensuring the continuity of the French territorial space on the internet, and the accessibility of these domains from anywhere on the Internet. That assignment also includes the allocation, through registrars, of top level domain names ending with one of the geographic extensions (ccTLD) for which it is responsible (for example, "my-company.fr" or "my-family-name.wf)
For any request of domain name .fr for an approved establishment RENATER please contact the GIP which will assures the link with the AFNIC.
THE AFNIC let the GIP RENATER hold the position of domain name registrar for all the names declared in the space of naming « prd.fr ".
GÉANT is owned by its core membership. This includes 36 National Members, which are European national research and education network (NREN) organisations.
The RIPE is the opened forum for IP networks. The GIP RENATER participates in the meetings and the working groups of the RIPE.
The GIP RENATER is member of the RIPE NCC which is one of five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) providing Internet resource allocations, registration services and coordination activities that support the operation of the Internet globally.
The WACREN’s mission is To build and operate a world class network infrastructure, develop state of the art services, promote collaboration among national, regional, international research and education communities and build the capacity of the REN community.
ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is responsible for the coordination of the global Internet’s systems of unique identifiers and, in particular, ensuring its stable and secure operation.