_______________________________________________________________________ Final /8 allocated to APNIC from IANA (103/8) _______________________________________________________________________ Dear Colleagues The information in this announcement is to enable the Internet community to update network configurations, such as routing filters, where required. Today, Friday, 4 February 2011, APNIC received a final /8 IPv4 address block from IANA and will be making allocations from this range in the near future: 103/8 Reachability and routability testing of the new prefixes will commence soon. The daily report will be published at the usual URL: http://www.ris.ripe.net/debogon This is the final allocation by IANA in accordance with the agreed "Global Policy for the Allocation of the Remaining IPv4 Address Space". http://www.icann.org/en/general/allocation-remaining-ipv4-space.htm To mark this milestone in the Internet's history, the NRO held a media conference where IANA formally handed out the last /8 block to APNIC. http://www.nro.net/news/icann-nro-live-stream APNIC has issued a regional press release to complement the information from this media conference. The APNIC press release is available from the APNIC Press page. http://www.apnic.net/final-five Kind regards _______________________________________________________________________ APNIC Secretariat secretariat at apnic dot net Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) Tel: +61 7 3858 3100 PO Box 3646 South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia Fax: +61 7 3858 3199 6 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, QLD http://www.apnic.net _______________________________________________________________________ * Sent by email to save paper. Print only if necessary.