Check your Internet access
It is expected that the majority of Internet users will
have access to the next-generation Internet within the next
two years. The next-generation Internet, also dubbed the
second-generation Internet or Internet2, is intended to be an
addition to the overcrowded Internet of today,
without the need for a separate physical network.
Resolving the entire Domain Name System (DNS) is an
important part of the next-generation Internet. The Public-Root enables you to see and visit all websites with Secondary Level
Domains under all TLDs anywhere in the world. In other words,
the existing DNS is incorporated in the largest Domain Name
System in the world.
Other innovations related to the second-generation Internet are: the new Internet Protocol IPv6, the new email
standard Email2 and Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs),
which enable users to navigate the Internet in languages with
characters not based on Latin script.
In the box on the right you can see if you are
connected to the next-generation Internet.
||Large ISPs have already started to upgrade their DNS
servers, in order to allow all their subscribers to access the
next-generation Internet. In the future, the second-generation
Internet will be so pervasive, reliable and transparent that
it is bound to be taken for granted.
A flashing error sign indicates that your computer does not resolve the second-generation Internet.
You can do two things:
- Contact your ISP to find out when they will upgrade
- Upgrade your PC yourself. Just change the DNS settings of your PC in order to see the whole Internet. Just click here to proceed.
If you are an ISP and would like to offer access to the next-generation Internet, here is how to enabe your DNS Servers to resolve the Public-Root.