Extension of Belgian official domain name. It is currently managed by DNS Belgium. The extension is very popular in Belgium and businesses wishing to connect with the Belgian online community can benefit greatly from the expansion of the domain. It is also known for domain reduction. There are currently more than a million domain registrations under the .BE extension.
Most .BE domain extensions are widely used in domain hacks to register several phrases in English including or ending in. .BE domain extensions are free of charge for ICANN and are ideal for use by local businesses in Belgium. It is also used to narrow the domain as in the case of YouTube using a abbreviated URL in the form of its youtube.be videos.