quietly....

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Feb 3 10:12:55 CST 2011


On Feb 3, 2011, at 7:00 AM, Jack Bates wrote:

> 
> 
> On 2/2/2011 8:38 PM, Randy Carpenter wrote:
>> 
>>> From the main section on https://www.arin.net/fees/fee_schedule.html:
>> 
>> "...  ISPs with both IPv4 resources and IPv6 resources pay the larger of the two fees."
>> 
>> It is not mentioned anywhere in the waiver stuff.
>> 
> 
> The concept of v4 to v6 addressing scale doesn't match the pricing scale, though. Generally, I expect to see most ISPs find themselves 1 rank higher in the v6 model compared to v4, which effectively doubles your price anyways. :)
> 
> 
> Jack

Actually, so far, most ISPs are finding themselves one rank lower.

The exception is particularly small providers and there is a combination of suggestion (about fees) and policy (Proposal 121) effort underway to rectify that problem.

Owen





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