. zw is the country code top -level domain ( ccTLD) of Zimbabwe. It exists since November 6, 1991 and is managed by the State Regulatory Authority for Post and Telecommunications. The contracting authority is called ZISPA short.

Contracting authority

Lange was unclear which authority is responsible for the registration of the domain. In September 2011, an organization called Techzim has found that the registration of. Zw- domains via the so-called Zimbabwe Internet Service Providers Association (short ZISPA ) is possible. This association acts as a merger of the regional Internet provider, other awarding bodies are not yet known.

A computer-based assignment is not possible in comparison to almost all other ccTLDs, an application must be submitted by fax or letter. An official price list also does not exist, the annual fees range according to industry experts, between 15 and 45 U.S. dollars.