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

Joel jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Sat Sep 17 17:06:49 UTC 2011

On 9/16/11 13:50 , Nathan Eisenberg wrote:
>>> 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.

The ARIN community is easily it's own worst enemy.

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