Charging fee for BGP prefix per /24?!

Tore Anderson tore at
Wed Dec 10 08:20:45 UTC 2014

* Yucong Sun

> My recent inquiry to some network provider reveals that they are
> charging fee for per /24 announced. Obvious that would means they get
> to charge a lot with little to none efforts on their side.
> In a world we are charging total bytes transferred instead of bps on
> uplinks, i can't say I'm surprised that much. But does anyone else had
> same experience? Did you pay? Is this the new status quo now?

Haven't encountered this myself, but putting a price on DFZ routing
slots seems like a Good Thing to me.


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