Charging fee for BGP prefix per /24?!

Yucong Sun sunyucong at
Wed Dec 10 08:40:35 UTC 2014

if that is the intent, they should charge per prefix. Not per /24 eqiv.

On Wed, Dec 10, 2014, 00:20 Tore Anderson <tore at> wrote:

> * 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.
> Tore

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