wet-behind-the-ears whippersnapper seeking advice on building a nationwide network

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Sat Sep 17 13:19:24 CDT 2011


On Sep 16, 2011, at 3:45 PM, Charles N Wyble wrote:
> 
> 2) Obtain ipv6 space from ARIN (inquired about getting space and ran into some issues. need to speak with my co founder and get details. evidently getting brand new v6 space for a brand new network is fairly difficult. for now may just announce a /48 from he.net. ) 

Charles - 
 
Criteria for new IPv6 allocations is here: https://www.arin.net/policy/nrpm.html#six51, and includes meeting any of one the following:

 • Having a previously justified IPv4 ISP allocation from ARIN or one of its predecessor registries, or;
 • Currently being IPv6 Multihomed or immediately becoming IPv6 Multihomed and using an assigned valid global AS number, or;
 • By providing a reasonable plan detailing assignments to other organizations or customers for one, two and five year periods, with a minimum of 50 assignments within 5 years.

I'm not certain how this is "fairly difficult", but can have someone from the ARIN Registration Services helpdesk contact you to work through your circumstances.  (please contact me directly if that's desired.)

FYI,
/John

John Curran
President and CEO
ARIN





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