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[rpd] Statistics on IPV4 allocation in Africa as of 2016

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at
Sun Jun 19 09:02:30 UTC 2016

On 18/Jun/16 16:20, ALAIN AINA wrote:

> Agree. AFRNIC shall understand why they are not willing to deploy the allocated IPv6 and the community shall act as appropriate.

But what does that mean, exactly? Are we looking to apply some kind of
peer pressure within our industry? I'd generally leave that to market
forces, but your idea sounds exciting :-).

> Agree. But they purse the same objective of Internet Development and work together. The RIR in Number ressources management /distribution and LIRs in their utilisation.There is an intersection point. 

What/where is that point?

> That is exactly what we are doing. Update the soft landing policy to meet the goal of using the 102/8 to encourage IPv6 deployment. 
> No space allocation from the last /8 if you can’t  show IPv6.

I can't argue for or against that, as this is a proposed policy update.
So I suppose we can have that discussion once the policy update is proposed.


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