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6bone Prequalification for Sub-TLA assignment

On Wed, Apr 07, 1999 at 10:47:19PM -0500, Nathan Lane wrote:
> A perspective from a Fortune 5 company with a large IP deployment:
> I'm currently in the throes of whether or not to obtain a huge allocation of
> ipv4 addresses at great cost (I already have 28 /16s [enough left for about a
> year given no surprises] and a usage of about a million or two 1918 private
> addresses) for a project that will take years to implement.  If I can go in and
> say "we go ipv6, with a no/low cost address allocation big enough for our now
> and future needs" I'll get support for that when faced with a $2.5mil ARIN
> bill.


APNIC will give me as many addresses as I can justify at no cost, as long
as I am a member. Membership costs US$2000 per year.

Is ARIN so different?