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Introduced 1995
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry tzNIC
Sponsor University of Dar Es Salaam
Intended use Entities connected with  Tanzania
Actual use Gets some use in Tanzania
Registration restrictions Must have real presence in Tanzania and demonstrable intent to use name on Internet; vanity and placemark registrations not permitted; one registration per organization; must have secondary name server on different backbone
Structure Registrations are at third level beneath some second-level labels
Dispute policies Registration disclaimer requires registrants to indemnify the registry for any trademark or other litigation regarding a domain
Registry Website tzNIC

.tz is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Tanzania. Registrations are at the third level beneath these second-level names:

  • .co.tz – commercial
  • .ac.tz – schools granting baccalaureate degrees
  • .go.tz – governmental entities
  • .or.tz – not-for-profit organizations
  • .mil.tz – exclusively for Tanzania Military entities recognized by the Ministry responsible for Defence
  • .sc.tz – schools that are elementary, primary and secondary level institutions
  • .ne.tz – network infrastructure

Additional second-level names were added on Tuesday, 14 February 2012:

  • .hotel.tz – hotel operators
  • .mobi.tz – mobile phone operators
  • .tv.tz – television operators and stations
  • .info.tz – informational sites such as museum
  • .me.tz – individuals

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