IPv4 addresses in Latin America and the Caribbean are almost




The number of remaining IPv4 addresses for Latin America and the Caribbean has shrunk to four million. This is the stock for this area officially exhausted and act stricter rules for issuing the remaining IPv4 address blocks into force.

IPv4 drops That made ​​the LACNIC, the organization that, among other things is responsible for assigning IPv4 address blocks, known Tuesday. As a result of the depleted inventory allows the organization stricter rules go into effect for the allocation of these IP addresses. It will also look at the requests for address blocks. Stricter In practice, that means that according to the LACNIC ipv4 addresses for ISPs from Latin America and the Caribbean are now actually.

Raúl Echeberría, CEO of LACNIC, announced that the IPv4 addresses that can be long now issued are not sufficient to meet the needs of the region’s requirements. Since the founding of LACNIC in 2002 gave the organization a total of more than 182 million IPv4 addresses from. Echeberría stressed that the implementation of IPv6 addresses in the region is now more important than ever; governments and ISPs would delay the launch of it for some time.

Half of the remaining 4 million addresses will be given away in blocks of 256 to 1024 IP addresses. Once these 2 million addresses are forgiven, the current members of LACNIC may not apply for ipv4 addresses more. The remaining addresses are reserved for new members of LACNIC. RIPE, the European organization that distributes IP addresses to internet and hosting providers, announced in September 2012, the last IPv4 address blocks.

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