About LACNIC

LACNIC, the Internet Address Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean, manages IPv4 / IPv6 addresses and ASNs using the policy development process defined by the Internet community.

The Internet Addresses Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean is an international, non-governmental organization established in Uruguay in 2002. It is responsible for assigning and managing Internet number resources (IPv4, IPv6), Autonomous System Numbers, and Reverse Resolution for the region.

LACNIC contributes to regional Internet development through an active cooperation policy. It promotes and defends the interests of the regional community and helps create conditions for the Internet to function as an effective instrument for social inclusion and economic development in Latin American and the Caribbean.

It is managed and run by a board of seven directors elected by LACNIC members. This group of members comprises more than 10,000 network operators who provide services in 33 Latin American and Caribbean territories.

Click here for more information on the history of LACNIC.

Vision

We are building a regional community for a better global Internet.

Mission

To manage Internet number resources for Latin America and the Caribbean, maintaining standards of excellence and transparency and promoting the participatory policy development model.

To lead the permanent construction of the regional community, strengthening technological capabilities and applied research for the development of a stable, open Internet.

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