Owen DeLong owen at
Fri Nov 29 09:41:10 UTC 2013

On Nov 28, 2013, at 1:07 PM, Leo Vegoda <leo.vegoda at> wrote:

> Andrew D Kirch wrote:
> Was I the only one who thought that everything about this was great
> apart from this comment:
>> In reality additional poking leads me to believe AT&T gives you a
> rather 
>> generous /60
> Is a /60 what is considered generous these days? I thought a /48 was
> considered normal and a /56 was considered a bit tight. What prefix
> lengths are residential access providers handing out by default these
> days? 
> Regards,
> Leo

Agreed… Unforutnately, the big guys (Comcast, AT&T) in America seem to like victimizing their customers with undersized assignments, limiting choice of proper prefix sizes to only their business class customers. I’m not sure why they are doing this. I know when I’ve had conversations with them, they haven’t exactly given a reason so much as just said that they thought a /48 was ridiculous.

Of course, if AT&T is blocking protocol 41, that’s even worse, because at least so long as that isn’t blocked, you can still get an HE tunnel and get a /48 if you need it anyway.


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