What is DNS
The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical distributed naming system for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet or a private network. It translates easily memorized domain names to the numerical IP addresses needed to locate computer services and devices worldwide.
The DNS protocol is serving as the Internet's phone book: every time you visit a website, your computer performs a DNS lookup. Complex pages often require multiple DNS lookups before they start loading, so your computer may be performing hundreds of lookups a day.(More info on DNS in this WIKI article)
To improve your Internet connection, CYTANet advises to change the settings on your internet equipment in Cyprus, enabling it to use two DNS servers. These changes are generally applied by your IT Manager or technical administrator.
Use the IP address 188.8.131.52 as your primary DNS server and the IP address 184.108.40.206 as your secondary DNS server on your systems, PCs and smartphones.
As an alternative you may use the Google Public DNS
Google Public DNS is a free, global Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service, that you can use as an alternative to your current DNS provider.
Configure your network settings to use the IP (IPv4) addresses
- 220.127.116.11 and
as your DNS servers or
the Google Public DNS IPv6 addresses as follows: