One of five Regional Internet Registries operating globally to register and administer IP Addresses, this one serves the Asia Pacific region. It is a not-for-profit organization whose constituents consist of 62 economies and include Internet Service Providers, National Internet Registries, and like organizations. Membership in APNIC gives organizations access to all services, including requests for allocation and registration of IP Address resources as well as registration at specialized training courses. Membership also gives organizations an opportunity to participate in policy development processes and to have voting rights at membership meetings.
Asia Pacific Network Information Centre. About APNIC: Addressing the Challenge of Responsible Internet Resource Distribution in the Asia Pacific Region. [Online, June 16, 2004.] Asia Pacific Network Information Centre Website. http://www.apnic.net/info/ about.html.