IPv6 End User Fee

Derek Ivey derek at derekivey.com
Fri Aug 3 22:37:06 UTC 2012

If my ISP charged me fees for IPv6 space, I'd ditch them. They already 
make enough money as is from modem/cable box rentals.


On 8/3/2012 6:12 PM, Cameron Byrne wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Otis L. Surratt, Jr. <otis at ocosa.com> wrote:
>> Anyone charging end users for IPv6 space yet? :p
>> Just wondering, with so many IPv6 resources in a single allocation it
>> would seem difficult to charge anything at all.
>> 1. How are you making up loss of revenue on IPv4 assignments?
>> 2. Are you charging anything?
>> 3. Is the cost built into the service?
>> 4. Do you assign IPv6 space to end user and charge admin fee?
>> Take care,
>> Otis
> IPv6 users cost me less money (CGN resources), i wish i had a business
> method for giving them discounts and meaningful incentives for using
> IPv6.
> Today, my retail mobile phones users can have 1 NAT'd IPv4 address or
> 2^64 public IPv6 addresses + NAT64 to reach IPv4 destinations.   Most
> don't use the IPv6 address option yet :(
> But the number of folks electing to use IPv6 is increasing with more
> phones available (4 Androids now support HSPA+ IPv6) and more IPv6
> awareness
> CB

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