[ppml] Proposed Policy: PI assignments for V6

Howard, W. Lee L.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Mon Dec 6 09:41:33 EST 2004

It was the consensus of the public when creating IPv6 
policy to enforce provider-based aggregation.  As I recall, 
this was the proposal that came from the IETF, and was 
ratified by all of the RIRs through their policy processes.  

The primary obstacle to deploying IPv6, therefore, would
be a dearth of IPv6 ISPs who can make assignments.  The
root cause, which can be inferred from your statement, is
that there's no demand for the next generation service,
since the current generation will last for the forseeable


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ppml at arin.net [mailto:owner-ppml at arin.net] On 
> Behalf Of Ejay Hire
> Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 9:26 AM
> To: 'ARIN Policy'
> Subject: RE: [ppml] Proposed Policy: PI assignments for V6
> Our Primary obstacle to deploying IPV6 at this time is the
> cost of a PI allocation.  It's difficult to justify >$2k/yr
> for a "next generation" service when "current generation"
> IPv4 services seem to be the rule for the forseeable future.
> > the fees will be $2,500 plus $2,250/yr for a /32.  Anyone
> requesting a
> > second allocation pays $20k plus $18k/yr.  That's quite a
> > difference from
> > $100/yr.

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