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[AfriNIC-rpd] IPv6 Allocations for Non-Profit Networks
hrobert at iservices.tg
Sun May 24 17:13:44 UTC 2009
For my understanding
> Define criteria for non-profit and community organizations to be
recognized for > membership of AfriNIC and to allow them to request
How can we agree at the regional level on
"non profit and community org"
>These networks have goals including providing on-net and local
community >services and the exchange locally hosted Internet content. They
provide a >platform for local skills development in IP, SysAdmin, Software
Development >and other ICT related skills.
>Many of these organizations provide the services free of charge and
do not have >any kind of revenue stream. These networks generally consist of
hundreds or >thousands of consumer-grade network devices often linked though
license >exempt radio networking technologies.
Are they service providers ? If yes can't they fit in one of the
>Current financial policies only recognize academic institutions to
receive >discounted rates for their numbering resources. Other suitably
defined >community organizations also need ways of obtaining affordable
There are some discounts to promote ipv6
b.For New LIRs:
i.Allow 50% discount on the initial setup fee and 100% discount on the
first year's membership fee for a LIR with IPv6 only allocation.
ii.Allow respectively 75%, 50%, 25% discount on the membership fee for
the three the subsequent years.
>It is not clear whether the organisation has end-users. The main
>problem is that the organisation does not have any money.
I will assume that people of the community are end users.
> I only worry whether this could be abused.
If the previous discount model can't work.
How can we have something workable at the regional level and avoid
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