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[AfriNIC-rpd] Definitions of LIR versus End User

Nii Narku Quaynor quaynor at
Sun Jul 22 08:03:06 UTC 2012


Its possible some universities can afford an increase and should be encouraged to pay more especially if holding large allocations

A suggestion may be that the board consider a new fee structure for end users separately based on allocation ?

On Jul 22, 2012, at 6:31, SM <sm at> wrote:

> Hi Duncan,
> At 08:07 21-07-2012, Duncan Martin wrote:
>> I asked how AfriNIC's promotion of good numbering practice demands the present fee strucutre for End-Users and LIRs.  I hypothesised that it doesn't.  In three postings
> A Local Internet Registry is allocated a block of IP addresses which it assigns to its customers.  An End-User is assigned a block of IP addresses for internal use.  The difference between the two is that the LIR is doing business by reassigning IP addresses and it charges its customers for that.
> The fee structure can be changed by making a proposal at an Annual General Meeting.  If the fees for End-Users is increased significantly it will adversely affect universities.
> Regards,
> -sm
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