IANA Issues /18 to ARIN, Six Waiting List Requests Fulfilled

Posted: Friday, 02 September 2016

On 1 September 2016, ARIN received a total of /18 of IPv4 address space (three /20 blocks and two /21 blocks) from the IANA in accordance with the Global Policy for Post Exhaustion IPv4 Allocation Mechanisms by the IANA. The full text of that policy is available at:

As a result of this distribution from the IANA, ARIN was able to fulfill six requests on the Waiting List for Unmet Requests. The organizations associated with these requests have received notice that they are approved to receive IPv4 address space as a result. The ARIN IPv4 Waiting List page will reflect these changes by tomorrow morning. The ARIN IPv4 Waiting List may be found at:

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John Sweeting
Senior Director, Registration Services
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)