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IPv4 Address Transfer Prices Down?

Last year I wrote about the IPv4 Address Transfer Process. Recently I was involved in another IPv4 transfer. I was surprised to see that IPv4 prices have fallen in the last year. I have done some rudimentary analysis of the APNIC transfer statistics to try to figure out why. APNIC publishes statistics on transfers at […]

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APNIC – final ‘final’ /22 now available

APNIC entered their “final /8” phase in April 2011. From that time, new and existing APNIC members could request a maximum of one IPv4 /22 prefix. Once you had requested your final /22, that was it. No more IPv4 addresses for you. Or was it? APNIC & IANA have been rummaging around down the back […]

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IPv4 Address Transfer Process

IPv4 exhaustion is a real issue for large parts of the world. IPv6 is the long-term solution, but it doesn’t solve today’s problems facing ISPs. Alternatives are needed – either CGN, or purchasing more IPv4 blocks on the open market. Recently I’ve been involved in the purchase & transfer process – here’s my notes on […]

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