Remove the reference to a provider’s "multihomed or non-multihomed status".

Original Language Português Date Published 17/02/2016 Last Modified 16/02/2016
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Authors

Name: Julião Braga
Email: juliao@braga.eti.br
Organization: Submissão Independente

Proposal Data

Policy Type: LACNIC
Id: LAC-2016-3
Last version: 2
Presented at: LACNIC 25 Presentations:

Summary

This Policy Proposal seeks to eliminate the reference to a provider's "multihomed or non-multihomed status," thus also eliminating the requirement which states "at least 50% of the requested address space" and replacing this text with "25% of the requested address space."

Rationale

The considerations behind this proposal are listed below:

1. Technology has advanced and traffic failures and / or Internet noise have been greatly reduced.

2. It's not necessary for traffic redundancy to be local, as remote physical redundancy has a similar effect considering that transit providers themselves build traffic redundancy in their own networks.

3. Physical and/or economic limitations exist in remote areas that make redundancy not viable.

Text

Considering the reasons above, this proposal seeks to remove the word "multihomed" and the requirement which mentions "at least a 50% of the requested address space", harmonizing the requirement as "25% of the requested address space".

This 50% appears in section 2.3.3.1 and the following text should be removed:

"If the applicant is a non-multihomed ISP:
Efficient utilization of at least 50% of the requested address space (contiguous or not)."

The term "multihomed" appears in sections 2.3.3.1, 2.3.3.3 and 2.3.3.4.3, and should be removed without exception.

Additional Information

N. A.

Timetable

Immediate implementation

References

Section 2 of the Policy Manual (v2.5 14 Dec. 205)

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