_______________________________________________________________________ APNIC IPv4 Address Pool Reaches Final /8 _______________________________________________________________________ Dear APNIC community We are writing to inform you that as of Friday, 15 April 2011, the APNIC pool reached the Final /8 IPv4 address block, bringing us to Stage Three of IPv4 exhaustion in the Asia Pacific. For more information about Stage Three, please refer to: http://www.apnic.net/ipv4-exhaustion/stages Last /8 address policy ---------------------- IPv4 requests will now be assessed under section 9.10 in "Policies for IPv4 address space management in the Asia Pacific region": http://www.apnic.net/policy/add-manage-policy#9.10 APNIC's objective during Stage Three is to provide IPv4 address space for new entrants to the market and for those deploying IPv6. http://www.apnic.net/ipv4-stage3-faq From now, all new and existing APNIC account holders will be entitled to receive a maximum allocation of a /22 from the Final /8 address space. For more details on the eligibility criteria according to the Final /8 policy, please refer to: http://www.apnic.net/criteria Act NOW on IPv6 --------------- We encourage Asia Pacific Internet community members to deploy IPv6 within their organizations. You can refer to APNIC for information regarding IPv6 deployment, statistics, training, and related regional policies at: http://www.apnic.net/ipv6 To apply for IPv6 addresses now, please visit: http://www.apnic.net/kickstart _______________________________________________________________________ APNIC Secretariat secretariat at apnic dot net Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) Tel: +61 7 3858 3100 PO Box 3646 South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia Fax: +61 7 3858 3199 6 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, QLD http://www.apnic.net _______________________________________________________________________ * Sent by email to save paper. Print only if necessary.