[Community-Discuss] Successful IANA transition

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at gmail.com
Sat Oct 1 08:20:17 UTC 2016

Great news to hear on a day like this! Congratulation to everyone that
contributed towards making this a reality, congratulations to the entire
Internet community.

Happy new month, happy independence to ICANN and to all Nigerians here ;-)


Sent from my LG G4
Kindly excuse brevity and typos

On 1 Oct 2016 5:09 a.m., "Alan Barrett" <alan.barrett at afrinic.net> wrote:

> Dear AFRINIC community,
> It’s now a few minutes after midnight in Washington, DC.  The IANA
> contract between NTIA and ICANN has expired.
> ICANN is now performing the IANA Numbering Services (assigning IP
> addresses and ASNs to RIRs, and some related tasks) in terms of a contract
> between the RIRs and ICANN, instead of in terms of a contract between the
> NTIA and ICANN.  ICANN asked for permission to sub-contract the IANA
> Numbering Services to PTI, and the RIRs consented, so the IANA functions
> will actually be performed by PTI, although ICANN remains responsible.
> Apart from announcements and press releases, you will probably not notice
> much difference.
> Alan Barrett
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