German Unification Day - Office Hours

Due to the public holiday German Unification Day, the DENIC head office in Frankfurt is closed on Monday, 3 October 2022. Of course, the 24/7service will be on duty and can be reached in case of an emergency.

On Tuesday, 4 October 2022, we are available again during regular business hours.


DENIC Executive Board Member Tom Keller in a Radio Interview


How did it all start 35 years ago with the .de domains? How did the registry DENIC actually come into being and how does it work as a cooperative today? What does the future hold in store and how does DENIC promote a free and open network?

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These and many other interesting questions are answered by Tom Keller in an interview with the radio station "Radio Darmstadt". And if you have always wondered which was the first .de domain ever, you will get a surprising answer here:

(German language only. The interview starts at minute 7:50.)