[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2013-3: Tiny IPv6 Allocations for ISPs
owen at delong.com
Thu Mar 28 01:17:37 EDT 2013
On Mar 27, 2013, at 9:21 PM, Brandon Ross <bross at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Mar 2013, John Curran wrote:
>> 2) The new fee schedule provides for ISPs the ability to effectively
>> get a corresponding IPv6 block for _no charge_, and this is one
>> of the reasons that we don't have distinct fees for IPv4 and
>> IPv6 but instead a size category which covers an amount of each.
> I must be missing something. Once the pending fee schedule goes into place, my ISP colleagues who have a /22 of space or less will pay $500/year. The moment that they ask for IPv6, under current policy and pending fee schedule, they will have to pay $1000/year. How is that "no charge"?
> I would like to see what you have described implemented, which is why I submitted the policy proposal, but I don't see how it's no charge without the change.
> And yes, I am in contact with at least 2 very small service providers that this potentially effects. At least one of them is poor enough that the $500/year difference DOES make a difference and must be considered when they decide if they are going to deploy IPv6.
But they are already paying $1,250/year now for their IPv4. Under the proposed structure, they could get a /36 and pay $250 less than they are paying now.
I am perplexed by your argument.
More information about the ARIN-PPML