[arin-ppml] New Policy Proposal

Scott Leibrand scottleibrand at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 15:45:30 EDT 2012

Can you explain the process of how IP addresses are assigned, reassigned,
and used for TPIA?  I think I have an idea of how it works based on your
policy text, but I'd like confirmation on that.


On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Bill Sandiford <
bill at telnetcommunications.com> wrote:

> 1. Policy Proposal Name: Reassignments for Third Party Internet Access
> (TPIA) over Cable
> 2. Proposal Originator
>  a. name: Bill Sandiford
>  b. email: bill at sandiford.com
>  c. telephone: 905-409-5228
>  d. organization: Telnet Communications
> 3. Proposal Version: 1
> 4. Date: July 27, 2012
> 5. Proposal type: new
> 6. Policy term: permanent
> 7. Policy statement:
> Insert new section to NRPM to read as follows:
> Reassignments for Third Party Internet Access (TPIA) over Cable
> When IP address resources are reassigned by an ISP to an underlying cable
> carrier for use with TPIA, those addresses shall be deemed as utilized
> once they are assigned to equipment by the underlying cable carrier.
> 8. Rationale:
> A unique situation exists particularly, and perhaps only, in the Canadian
> region that is preventing legitimate ISPs from obtaining subsequent
> allocations of IPv4 addresses for use with the Third Party Internet Access
> (TPIA) framework that has been mandated by the CRTC (Canada's version of
> the FCC).  Adding this section to the NRPM will allow ISPs that intend to
> make use of this CRTC mandated framework to obtain the number resources
> that they require but are currently unable to obtain.
> 9. Timetable for implementation: immediate
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