[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2012-7: Reassignments for Third Party Internet Access (TPIA) over Cable
bill at telnetcommunications.com
Thu Sep 6 17:15:31 EDT 2012
There are many other costs and technical requirements to be a TPIA provider. The scenario that you have given, although entirely possible, is highly unlikely and would be extremely cost prohibitive on the provider.
It isn't likely to happen.
From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On Behalf Of William Herrin
Sent: September-06-12 5:04 PM
To: Jean-Francois.TremblayING at videotron.com
Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2012-7: Reassignments for Third Party Internet Access (TPIA) over Cable
On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 3:27 PM,
<Jean-Francois.TremblayING at videotron.com> wrote:
> Canadian cable operators do indeed require third parties to provision
> all the access equipment (CTMSes) in a given "region" with subnets
> roughly equal in size to the largest number of clients on any
> equipment. The reason behind this is quite simple, the third party
> does not have a vision of which equipment correspond to the street address of a specific potential client.
Wait, let me do the math. So if I have 50 customers in one neighborhood (one node) and -nothing- anywhere else in the cable operator's 1000 node region, I have to provision a /16 so that each node can have a /26 and each of my 50 customers can use a single dynamic IP address?
This is the behavior ARIN is asked to facilitate?
William D. Herrin ................ herrin at dirtside.com bill at herrin.us
3005 Crane Dr. ...................... Web: <http://bill.herrin.us/> Falls Church, VA 22042-3004 _______________________________________________
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