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Montevideo Statement on the Future of Internet Cooperation

7 October 2013 Montevideo, Uruguay – The leaders of organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure globally have met in Montevideo, Uruguay, to consider current issues affecting the future of the Internet. The Internet and World Wide Web … Continue reading

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Joint RIR response to ITU CWG Consultation on IPv4 Addresses

The five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) – AFRINIC, APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC and RIPE NCC, have drafted a joint response to the ITU Council Working Group consultation on international public policy issues concerning the current global situation regarding IPv4 address space. … Continue reading

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New Global Extended Statistics Report

The Number Resource Organization (NRO), the coordinating body of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), is proud to announce the creation of extended statistics data to provide an overview of global Internet resource distribution. For many years, each RIR has published a summary … Continue reading

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ASO AC re-elects Kuo Wei Wu to ICANN Board

The ASO Address Council (AC) is pleased to announce that Mr Kuo Wei Wu has been re-elected to fill Seat 10 on the ICANN Board for a three-year term. Mr Wu’s term will start at the end of the 2013 … Continue reading

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Message From the NRO Regarding the First Anniversary of the World IPv6 Launch

The Number Resource Organization (NRO), representing all five of the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), joins the Internet Society (ISOC) in celebrating the first anniversary of World IPv6 Launch. The NRO continues to directly support the efforts of the Internet community … Continue reading

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NRO Calls for Greater Investment in IPv6 Deployment

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) has reiterated the need to enhance efforts to deploy and adopt IPv6 around the world. The organization said IPv6 is a critical factor in global telecommunications and will determine the stability of the Internet in … Continue reading

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Survey Results Predict Global Internet Service Providers’ IPv6 Adoption to Increase in 2012

70 per cent of global Internet Service Providers (ISPs) surveyed plan to adopt IPv6 by the end of next year Montevideo, 19 October 2011 –The Global IPv6 Deployment Monitoring Survey 2011 results, initially previewed at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) … Continue reading

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NRO to Lead Key Internet Infrastructure Discussions at 2011 IGF

IPv6 Deployment and Internet Governance workshops to highlight importance of multi-stakeholder cooperation Nairobi, Kenya, 26 September 2011 – The Number Resource Organization (NRO), made up of the world’s five Regional Internet Registries, will lead key discussions about Internet infrastructure at … Continue reading

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Free Pool of IPv4 Address Space Depleted

IPv6 adoption at critical phase Montevideo, 3 February 2011 – The Number Resource Organization (NRO) announced today that the free pool of available IPv4 addresses is now fully depleted. On Monday, January 31, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated … Continue reading

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Remaining IPv4 Address Space Drops Below 5%

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) announced today that less than five percent of the world’s IPv4 addresses remain unallocated. APNIC, the Regional Internet Registry for the Asia Pacific region, has been assigned two blocks of IPv4 addresses by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). This latest allocation means that the IPv4 free pool dipped below 10% in January, just nine months ago. Since then, over 200 million IPv4 addresses have been allocated from IANA to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). Continue reading

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