A Faster Internet

The Global Internet Speedup

Recursive DNS Services

The below DNS services support edns-client-subnet and have coordinated with some or all participating Internet services and CDNs. By using one of the DNS services listed, participating content providers will be able to direct your requests to the optimal datacenter to access geographically distributed content.  In short, you should have less latency and have faster downloads for your content!  



“The initiative we’ve partnered on is based on open standards that any other network can adopt, making this technology available to anyone."

– David Ulevitch, CEO

"Google is committed to making the Internet faster – not just for our users, but for everyone. We will do that any way we can, by improving protocols, browsers, client software, and networks."

– Dave Presotto, Distinguished Engineer at Google 


“Improving internet performance is at the core of the EdgeCast mission,” said Alex Kazerani, Chairman and CEO of EdgeCast Networks. “Working with OpenDNS to incorporate enhanced DNS standards into our network is another step toward fulfilling our goal of making the web faster for everyone."

– Alex Kazerani, CEO

“We welcome the focus that the Global Internet Speedup initiative puts on performance and the end-user experience," said Jeff Kim, CDNetworks COO of US and EMEA. "We're squarely focused on optimizing web and application performance in the world's most challenging markets on behalf of our more than 1200 customers who rely on us each day to deliver quality end-user experiences."

– Jeff Kim, COO of US and EMEA

“The Global Internet Speedup Initiative is a terrific initiative for the Internet, and we are excited to support its adoption along with other CDNs, OpenDNS, and some of the largest operators on the Internet. BitGravity is continually looking for ways to improve Internet speed for our customers around the world, and we're enthusiastic that this effort will further improve the Internet and end-user experience."

– Perry Wu, CEO


“By participating in this unique effort to improve the Web surfing experience for consumers everywhere, Comodo hopes to pave the way for more providers to optimize their networks for the current generation of Internet applications and make intelligent routing decisions in adopting this initiative"

– Melih Abdulhayoglu, CEO and Chief Security Architect


"CloudFlare is proud to participate in the Global Internet Speedup. DNS is at the heart of the Internet and the eDNS extensions allow us to better route visitors on our network to the data center where they will get the fastest possible experience."

– Matthew Prince, CEO and Co-Founder


"With the adoption of client-subnet by major Recursive DNS Providers and CDN's ultimately makes Geographic DNS services more accurate by an unprecedented degree. We have provided Geographical based DNS services since 2008 and are very excited about client-subnet, as are our customers. We are proud to be a part of the Global Internet Speedup effort and will continue to work on making the Internet as fast, accurate and uncensored as possible."

– Jeffrey Cronstrom, VP Systems & Network Eng. 


"Accurate routing is a key success factor in improving website visitors' experience and eDNS will play a big role in achieving this.

By participating in this effort, our customers will be able to take full advantage of Incapsula's website security and performance services." 

– Gur Shatz, CEO and Co-Founder

"Tencent, the largest Internet company of China, is dedicated to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. By providing faster internet access for all of our users, our implement of edns-client-subnet helps us to achieve our goal and mission."

– Weijian Liao (廖伟健), GSLB Engineer


"As the 1st DNS Service Provider of China, we are helping people access websites faster, and helping webmasters build their websites more stable and secure. These are our primary goals, and we are doing them everyday. Now, we have The Global Internet Speedup, a larger platform which we can stand on to improve the experience to more and more people."

– Sam Wu (吴洪声), Founder & CEO

"Amazon CloudFront gives developers and businesses an easy way to distribute content to end users with low latency, high data transfer speeds, and no commitments. End user requests are routed to the edge location closest to them (in terms of internet latency), and eDNS support helps us better route end user requests so content is delivered with the best possible performance to even more of Amazon CloudFront’s global viewers."

– Jeff Barr, Chief Evangelist at Amazon Web Services

Draft Authors

The edns-client-subnet draft was written by Carlo Contavalli and Wilmer van der Gaast from Google,  Sean Leach from Verisign, and Darryl Rodden from Neustar.