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Re: [enum-request] Delegation of 7.2.e164.arpa

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  • From: Pierre Baume < >
  • Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2004 14:09:44 +0200 (CEST)

Dear Steve Davies,

  Thank you for your message.

  Please confirm whether we should consider your message as an ENUM
request for the delegation of 7.2.e164.arpa under e164.arpa. If so, in
accordance with the instructions received from the IAB, we will forward
your request to the ITU-T TSB and the ENUM public mailing list
enum-announce@localhost for review and evaluation.

  Please note that the RIPE NCC does not take any decision about the
delegation. It is the responsibility of the ITU-T TSB to approve or object
a delegation request. The RIPE NCC will only evaluate the technical setup
of the zone once the delegation request has been approved by ITU-T TSB.

  Instructions regarding operations of the e164.arpa can be found at:

http://www.ripe.net/enum/instructions.html

  Any questions regarding E.164 matters that are not DNS related should
be directed to the ITU-T TSB.

  Kind Regards.

Pierre Baume - Hostmaster - RIPE NCC.


On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 steve@localhost wrote:

> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 18:02:53 +0200 (SAST)
> From: steve@localhost
> Subject: [enum-request] Delegation of 7.2.e164.arpa
>
>
> Dear RIPE,
>
> What are the procedures to follow to request delegation of the
> 7.2.e164.arpa zone, being the South African part of the ENUM number space?
>
> 7.2.e164.arpa is currently not delegated, consequently I am not able to
> register my South African numbers in the ENUM namespace.
>
> Voice-over-IP telephony in South Africa will be legal from February 2005.
> Network operators interested in implementing VOIP networks need to start
> preparing their networks - which should include the ability to setup ENUM
> records.
>
> You will be aware that the e164.arpa zone is in real danger of sliding
> into irrelevance as operators find themselves unable to use it and turn to
> alternatives such as enum.org and others.
>
> As an operator interested in supporting Internet standards, I'd like to
> avoid that for South Africa.
>
> Yours,
> Steve Davies
>




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