Is a /48 still the smallest thing you can route independently?

Jo Rhett jrhett at
Thu Oct 11 21:02:17 UTC 2012

I've finally convinced $DAYJOB to deploy IPv6.  Justification for the IP space is easy, however the truth is that a /64 is more than we need in all locations. However the last I heard was that you can't effectively announce anything smaller than a /48.  Is this still true?

Is this likely to change in the immediate future, or do I need to ask for a /44?

Jo Rhett
Net Consonance : net philanthropy to improve open source and internet projects.

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