.io British Indian Ocean Territory Domain Name


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What is a .io domain?

 .io is a country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) for the Chagos Archipelago, assigned to the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT). However, it has become a generic domain and is popular in the tech world since IO or I/O means input/output in computer science

Why register a .io domain?

  • we’ve noticed that more and more tech startups are choosing a .io extension domains.
  • .io domains are well-suited for companies focusing on the tech space, including electronics, software, and gaming.
  • Even though it was initially the top-level domain (ccTLD) for the British Indian Ocean Territory, anyone in the world can register a .io domain name - Google treats it as a gTLD.
  • On the other hand, it may also be the right domain name for those looking to establish their personal brands in Italy, as “io” means “I”.
  • As more .io sites in the technology industry pop up, it’s not unreasonable to predict that others will follow. A simple TLD can signal to others that you’re a tech-based site. It could even become as popular as .com one day.

.io Price

Register $75.00/yr
Renew $75.00/yr
Transfer $75.00/yr

.io Registry Information

  • TLD Type: ccTLDs
  • Country / Region: British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Registry: IO Top Level Domain Registry Cable and Wireless

.io Domain Information

TLD Type ccTLD, British Indian Ocean Territory
Minimum Length 2 characters
Maximum Length 63 characters
Minimum Registration Period 1 year(s)
Maximum Registration Period 10 year(s)
IDN Supported No
WHOIS Privacy Available Yes
DNSSEC Supported Yes
Realtime Registration Yes
Registration Restrictions None
Proof of Document Required No
Trustee Service Available No