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

Nathan Eisenberg nathan at atlasnetworks.us
Fri Sep 16 20:50:56 UTC 2011

> > As an ISP, ARIN will not give you any space if you are new. You have
> > to already have an equivalent amount of space from another provider.
> does arin *really* still have that amazing barrier to market entry?

Yes.  If you want PI space, you have to start off with PA space, utilize it, and then apply for PI space and an AS #, with contracts demonstrating your intention to multihome.  Then, you have to *migrate* off the PA space and surrender it back to the 'owner'.  You cannot get further PI allocations until you've done this.

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