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[AfriNIC-rpd] IPv6 Allocations to Non-Profit Networks

SM sm at
Wed Jan 14 08:38:39 UTC 2009

At 23:24 13-01-2009, David Conrad wrote:
>So, you'd be happy for (say) the Gates Foundation to not pay AfriNIC
>while a small two person commercial ISP serving some rural area in the
>bush would be subject to full freight?

You could specify NGO registered within the AfriNIC region.  However, 
there are ways to work around that too.

>I'm curious: what percentage of the total cost of doing business for
>ISPs in Africa is the annual AfriNIC fees relative to the cost of
>connectivity, staff, rent, electricity, etc.?

It may not be cost effective for the NGO to route the PI Address space.

>To be clear, this policy is asking one set of AfriNIC members (for- 
>profits) to subsidize another set ("non-profits", whatever that


How much are the members charging their customers for static IP addresses? :-)


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