IPv4.Global News & Insights

Welcome to the IPv4.Global’s news page, the best place for updated reports and success stories about the IPv4 market. You can learn about our latest analyses, IPv4 transactions, executive leadership changes, and other company bulletins.

For more information, contact Jack Hazan at jhazan@hilcoglobal.com.

The First IP Address Audit Tool

May 22, 2023

We’ve announced the release of ReView, a new, first-of-its-kind, free digital IP address audit tool. Read more

RIPE NCC Asks Members to Vote on Transfer Fee

April 27, 2023

The RIPE NCC will ask its members to choose a new charging model in late May 2023. This selected model will be used for 2024. Read more

RIPE NCC Suspends IPv4 Waiting List Applications

April 27, 2023

The RIPE NCC has closed its IPv4 Waitlist to new applications. Existing applications are not affected by this change. Read more

ARIN IPv4 Waiting List Update

April 11, 2023

News about the current ARIN IPv4 waiting list, the number of organizations on the list and the wait time remaining for the org on the list that has waited longetst. Read more

Get Involved in Policy Discussions at RIPE 86

April 10, 2023

RIPE 86 is approaching. It’s happening in Rotterdam between 22 and 26 May. You can influence the consensus on the policy discussions whether you attend or not. Read more

The ARIN Community & RPKI

February 16, 2023

ARIN is working with the other RIRs to standardize operational practices and APIs. This will help multinational networks. Read more

APNIC’s Fees to Rise in 2023

December 14, 2022

APNIC has announced fee increases for 2023. The fee charged per address will go up but the base fees for members and non-members will not change. Read more

ARIN Transfer Fees Rise in 2023

November 17, 2022

ARIN has introduced a new sliding scale for transfer fees, starting in January 2023. ARIN will charge $500 to the source of a transfer and charge recipients on a sliding scale, based on the size of the transferred block. Read more

ARIN 50 News Update

November 1, 2022

ARIN 50 kicked off with a report on the slowing pace of allocations through the IPv4 Waitlist. On average, organizations got just 850 addresses. The total allocated space was less than 60,000 addresses. Read more

RIPE 85 News Update

October 28, 2022

Over 1,000 organizations are each waiting more than 300 days to get a block of just 256 IPv4 addresses – a /24 – in the RIPE region. The RIPE NCC warned that the wait time will soon reach 24 months despite allocating 900 /24s in the last year. Read more

The “Fund Your Future” Program

September 27, 2022

The “Fund Your Future” program focuses on valuing and monetizing IPv4 addresses. It provides information on the value of these assets. U.S. colleges and universities currently have many of these assets, sometimes worth millions of dollars, often barely used. Read more

WWW Day – August 1, 2022

July 29, 2022

Berner-Lee’s “web” wasn’t the internet. That had been around for over 30 years. What his creation added was HTML, the idea of URL addresses and the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP). Read more