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Re: IPv6 End User Fee
From: Derek Ivey <derek () derekivey com>
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2012 18:37:06 -0400

If my ISP charged me fees for IPv6 space, I'd ditch them. They already make enough money as is from modem/cable box rentals.


On 8/3/2012 6:12 PM, Cameron Byrne wrote:
On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Otis L. Surratt, Jr. <otis () ocosa com> wrote:
Anyone charging end users for IPv6 space yet? :p

Just wondering, with so many IPv6 resources in a single allocation it
would seem difficult to charge anything at all.

1. How are you making up loss of revenue on IPv4 assignments?
2. Are you charging anything?
3. Is the cost built into the service?
4. Do you assign IPv6 space to end user and charge admin fee?

Take care,


IPv6 users cost me less money (CGN resources), i wish i had a business
method for giving them discounts and meaningful incentives for using

Today, my retail mobile phones users can have 1 NAT'd IPv4 address or
2^64 public IPv6 addresses + NAT64 to reach IPv4 destinations.   Most
don't use the IPv6 address option yet :(

But the number of folks electing to use IPv6 is increasing with more
phones available (4 Androids now support HSPA+ IPv6) and more IPv6


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