allocation to verizon wireless

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Tue Feb 10 22:37:46 UTC 2009

On Feb 10, 2009, at 5:31 PM, Matthias Leisi wrote:
> Mark Andrews schrieb:
>> 	I don't see any reason to complain based on those numbers.
>> 	It's just a extremely high growth period due to technology
>> 	change over bring in new functionality.
> OTOH, Verizon is not the only provider of smartphone connectivity in  
> the
> world. Most of them try to be "good citizens" and do not waste a  
> scarce
> resource (IPv4 space).

You mean like the 10.x.x.x addresses give to all iPhones in the US?

Wait, I thought NAT was bad?  So who is the "good citizen"?


> If more providers would act like Verizon, we would have run out of  
> IPv4
> addresses a long time ago (whether or not that is a good or bad  
> thing is
> left as an exercise to the reader).
> -- Matthias

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