IPv4 smaller than /24 leasing?

Mike Hammett nanog at ics-il.net
Thu Jan 4 23:06:31 UTC 2018

There are hundreds of ISPs with under 500 customers. More start up every week. No need to marginalize them. 

Mike Hammett 
Intelligent Computing Solutions 

Midwest Internet Exchange 

The Brothers WISP 

----- Original Message -----

From: "William Herrin" <bill at herrin.us> 
To: "Justin Wilson" <lists at mtin.net> 
Cc: "NANOG" <nanog at nanog.org> 
Sent: Thursday, January 4, 2018 4:48:40 PM 
Subject: Re: IPv4 smaller than /24 leasing? 

On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 5:40 PM, Justin Wilson <lists at mtin.net> wrote: 

> I know of dozens, if not hundreds of small ISPs that can’t participate in 
> BGP because they don’t have big enough blocks. 

Hi Justin, 

Not much of an ISP if they can't get a /24. We're talking about a one-time 
market purchase under $5000 and the ARIN justification for that small a 
block almost writes itself. 

Bill Herrin 

William Herrin ................ herrin at dirtside.com bill at herrin.us 
Dirtside Systems ......... Web: <http://www.dirtside.com/> 

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