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[rpd] New proposal - "Out-Of-Region Use of AFRINIC Internet Number Resources" (AFPUB-2014-GEN-002-DRAFT-01)

Jackson Muthili jacksonmuthi at
Sat Jul 19 05:02:56 UTC 2014

On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 7:47 AM, Seun Ojedeji <seun.ojedeji at> wrote:
> sent from Google nexus 4
> kindly excuse brevity and typos.
> On 18 Jul 2014 23:02, "Leo Vegoda" <leo.vegoda at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Noah Maina wrote:
>> [...]
>> > 2. And what is already allocated should get used up....players in the
>> > market stopping seating on IP addresses!...
>> Is this really a significant problem? Do businesses really pay AFRINIC's
>> fees and then leave the addresses unused?
> There are quite a number of members who are yet to deploy any subnet of the
> resource allocated to them. There are reasons why this can happen; for
> example, the upstream provider of a member (which I am contact) attach a
> recurring fee to block advertisement. This to me was quite  surprising and
> we are still trying to avoid that cost either through convincing the current
> provider or moving on to another!
> Nevertheless, I don't think there is any member in that category that will
> successfully get additional allocation.
> On a lighter note, this could raise a question on usage and whether a policy
> is required to "ensure" usage ;)

A good idea!
What you think about Afrinic to take back resource that was not used
(by used example can be resource was not advertised for 6 month after
getting it) with exempt of internet exchange point?


> Regards
>> Regards,
>> Leo Vegoda
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