[arin-ppml] IPv6 /32 minimum for extra-small ISP

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon Apr 26 21:00:43 EDT 2010

On Apr 26, 2010, at 5:19 PM, Matthew Kaufman wrote:

> Owen DeLong wrote:
>> OK... Here's the actual information...
>> If you are currently an IPv4 x-small ISP subscriber, you are already paying $1,250/year.
>> As such, your incremental cost when you obtain a /32 for IPv6 would be an additional $1,000/year.
>> If you are a brand new IPv6-only ISP, your annual cost would be $2,250/year.
>> So, the $2,250 number is sort of correct, but, ignores that you are already paying
>> most of that.  I think the $1,250 figure is a math error vs. $2,250 - $1,250 = $1,000.
>> Hope that clears things up.
>> Owen
> And if I'm currently an IPv4 x-small ISP using legacy pre-ARIN IPv4 space, it is also $2250/year more than I pay now. Plus maybe having to sign the legacy RSA, if I'm not careful to keep my IPv4 and IPv6 entities sufficiently separate.
> Correct me if I'm wrong.
> Matthew Kaufman

If you can qualify independent of your legacy IPv4 usage, then, you don't need to
sign any RSA with regard to your IPv4 addresses to get IPv6, so, to at least that
extent, you are wrong.

However, you are also gambling with your IPv4 future in my opinion.


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