Tuesday, 1 February 2011

So long, and thanks for all the fish

Well, that looks like that.

At midnight on the morning of 1st Feb 2011 IANA announced two more /8's allocated to APNIC (39/8 and 106/8) leaving the final five /8s, one for each of the RIRs.

The policy is that these final five /8s are allocated to the five RIRs immediately, and we expect this to be formally announced 14:30 Thursday.

So, no more allocations from IANA after that!

(Well, technically, there is a pool for returned allocations, but that is going to be a tad rare)

http://www.apnic.net/publications/news/2011/leading-global-internet-groups-make-significant-announcement-about-the-status-of-the-ipv4-address-pool

2 comments:

  1. So, how much will these be going for on the black market? :-)

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  2. Shamelessly stolen IPv4 joke: "I'll have a strong CIDR please, I'm exhausted"

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