. mp is the country code top -level domain (ccTLD ) of the U.S. foreign territory of the Northern Mariana Islands. It exists since October 22, 1996 and is administered before the local Saipan DataCom Inc..
Domains are only logged on to the second level. There are no particular restrictions, any natural or legal person may be the holder of a. Mp domain. A resident or established on the Northern Mariana Islands are not necessary. Compared to many other top -level domains that 's connectivity is done directly on the awarding body accredited registrars do not exist. The fees were up to 2008 also comparatively high: since mid-year, only companies and other organizations are required to pay fees for mp domains, individuals are exempt from duties. .
The contracting authority marketed. Mp targeted as an abbreviation "MP" for "mobile phone" (mobile phone). In addition, under j.mp a free link shortening service is offered.
- Official website of the contracting authority DOTMP