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2022: Complex & Unpredictable

IPv4 address pricing has followed varied paths during the past few years. This graphical summer offers a few statistics on the state of the IPv4 marketplace during 2022. Trends and macro information on regional and worldwide activity are summarized. Read more

Merger & Acquisition Intangibles

An ASN is a unique identifier that’s assigned to a group of one or more IP prefixes run by one or more network operators that maintain a single, clearly-defined routing policy. Read more

Electric Cooperatives
& Broadband Expansion

America’s electric cooperatives (co-ops)—whose original mission was to provide electricity to remote locales and have since expanded to providing high-speed internet—welcomed news of growing federal support. Read more

Nutrition Labels for Broadband Services

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

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

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

IPv4 address pricing has followed varied paths during the past few years. On a long-term, macro level, prices have risen dramatically. On closer examination, recent trends, including relative pricing and variations in block-size costs, tell a different, less predictable story. Read more

What Is an IPv4 Broker and Why Are They Important?

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

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

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

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

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