Where to buy Internet IP addresses

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Fri May 1 19:57:42 CDT 2009


Mark Andrews wrote:
> In message <49FB4661.8090503 at west.net>, Jay Hennigan writes:
>> LEdouard Louis wrote:
>>> Optimum Online business only offer 5 static IP address.
>>>
>>> Where can I buy a block of Internet IP address for Business? How much
>>> does it cost?
>> Only five?  Really?  Our basic residential users get 18 quintillion 
>> addresses, and business users get 65536 times that many.  Tell them you 
>> need a few more.  :-)
> 
> 	Actually residential users do.  One /64 is not enough.  On
> 	can argue about whether a /56 or a /48 is appropriate for
> 	residential users but a single /64 isn't and residential
> 	ISP's should be planning to hand out more than a single /64
> 	to their customers.
>  

I hear this a lot, but how many "linksys default channel 6" end users
really have more than one subnet, or even know what a subnet is?

~Seth




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