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

Owen DeLong owen at
Tue Jun 21 17:09:48 UTC 2016

> On Jun 21, 2016, at 09:29 , Omo Oaiya <Omo.Oaiya at> wrote:
> On 21 June 2016 at 17:35, Owen DeLong <owen at <mailto:owen at>> wrote:
> 1.	You must take this free IPv6 in order to get more IPv4.
> 2.	Here’s your IPv4, by the way, would you also like some free IPv6 to go with that? (current practice)
> 3.	If you ask for IPv6, we’ll give it to you for free.
> Owen,
> I understand the discussion on #1 somewhat differently.  It is one of 2 options
> - If you are a newcomer or existing user without v6 you should show v6 plans to get v4 
> - If you are existing with v6, you should show acceptable utilisation as per current policies to get more of any
> -Omo
>  <http:/>

What you describe is more along the lines of 2 IMHO than 1.

One of the proposals has been stated as “Do not allocate IPv4 unless they also have received an IPv6 allocation.”

I suppose arguably your proposal could be a 4th category, but I don’t recall it being discussed previously.


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