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Nutrition Labels for Broadband Services

February 6, 2023

New “Broadband Facts” labels will start appearing at the point of sale beginning in mid-2023, when larger providers have to share this information. Smaller providers in 2024. Read more

Electrical Cooperatives:
Starting & Growing
Broadband Networks

February 2, 2023

A co-op’s practical guide to starting and growing broadband networks. This piece offers a step-by-step guide. Read more

The Best IPv4 Brokers

February 1, 2023

Selecting an IPv4 marketplace is a challenge, whether it’s an online store, auction site, private service, or some combination of them. Even in a straightforward commodities market, there are lots of variables. Read more

IPv4 Address Prices & Pricing

January 26, 2023

In the past three years, IPv4 prices have risen dramatically. Recent trends, including variations in block-size costs, tell a different, less predictable story. Read more

What Is an IPv4 Broker and Why Are They Important?

January 25, 2023

A top broker will provide reliable and transparent information and services, partnering with a business to buy and sell IPv4 blocks. Read more

Getting Your Co-op Ready for Broadband

January 23, 2023

Co-ops need to obtain IPv4 addresses, get them ready for use, and decide how they want to manage their internet connectivity. Read more

Representing Buyers

December 15, 2022

The need for a sourcing service has grown steadily. As a result, we’ve instituted a program of sourcing IP addresses that offers buyers flexibility and certainty. Plus, the opportunity to save along the way. Read more

IPv4 Leasing vs. Buying

November 7, 2022

A company with IPv4 holdings can choose to lease its IPv4 address blocks instead of selling the ownership rights to them. Essentially, this means they can “rent” them out over a set period of time rather than passing them along to a new owner indefinitely. Read more

IPv4 Assets
in Mergers and Acquisitions

October 31, 2022

During mergers or acquisitions of another organization, digital assets play an ever-expanding role. IPv4 addresses are frequently a hidden asset in these transactions. Read more

Taking Inventory of IPv4 Assets

October 19, 2022

Beyond the financial impact of the sale or lease of IPv4 addresses, there are many reasons for having a thorough understanding of a company’s IPv4 address holdings. These include network security, accountability, and expansion capabilities. Read more

Inter-RIR Transfers

October 12, 2022

The scarcity of IPv4 addresses sometimes requires traders to expand the scope of their search for them. This has led many to search outside of their Regional Internet Registries (RIR) for offers that best suit their needs. Read more

RIPE-to-RIPE Transfers for Buyers

October 7, 2022

The IP transfer process can be daunting if one is not familiar with the information required by each RIR. Each transfer requires fairly precise steps for buyers transferring an IP block between user entities in RIPE. We offer step-by-step instructions. Read more