Number of LIRs: 21,570 (-571)
Number of members: 20,077 (-144)
LIRs with IPv6: 15,856 (-55)
IPv4 addresses transferred in December: 3,443,072 (+2,106,624)
LIRs on IPv4 Waiting List: 896
Wait time for IPv4 allocation: 415 days
% of IPv4 address space covered by ROAs: 66%
% of IPv6 address space covered by ROAs: 38%
NPS Q4 2023: 88.1
We are currently preparing our members’ invoices and expect to send them to all members towards the end of January. If you want to see how your annual contribution will be calculated or find payment information, please refer to the RIPE NCC Billing Procedure 2024, which is now published.
Following a decision taken by the Executive Board in October 2023, the IPv4 Transfer Listing Service has now been decommissioned, and the Recognised IPv4 Transfer Brokers List has been removed from our website.
In a RIPE Labs article, the RIPE NCC’s Xavier de Bris and colleagues report on the current status of legacy address space administered by the RIPE NCC and look at what's changed over the past decade.
In a RIPE Labs article, Job Snijders shares some RPKI statistics, summarises highlights from the IETF standards development process and reflects on emerging trends.
The redesigned version of www.ripe.net was released on 18 January. The website features a new design, new CMS and new servers and has improvements to accessibility, mobile and tablet views, the search function and overall performance. For any improvements and feedback, we invite you to join the discussion on the RIPE NCC Forum.
-- Registration Open
Registration is open for RIPE 88, taking place in Krakow, Poland from 20 to 24 May 2024. You can register to attend in person or online.
-- Call for Proposals
The call for proposals is open for RIPE 88 until 11 March 2024. The meeting will be hybrid, so both in-person and remote proposals are welcome.
-- RIPE Fellowship
The RIPE Fellowship aims to remove the financial barrier to attend a RIPE Meeting by funding a full-week meeting ticket, travel and accommodation for selected candidates from the RIPE NCC service region. Apply by 25 February 2024 (23:59 UTC+1).
We are once again looking for talented academics in the field of Internet technology to present at RIPE 88 through the RIPE Academic Cooperation Initiative (RACI). Successful applicants receive complementary tickets, accommodation and travel to the meetings and the opportunity to present their research. Apply by 25 February 2024 (23:59 UTC+1).
SEE 12 will be held in Athens, Greece, on 22-23 April 2024. The call for proposals for this meeting is open until 12 February.
CAPIF 3 will take place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from 24 to 25 September 2024. If you would like to join the Programme Committee and help create the meeting programme, apply by 31 January.
The Review Phase has been extended for 2023-04, “Add AGGREGATED-BY-LIR status for IPv4 PA assignments.” The deadline for comments is 15 February.
On RIPE Labs, the RIPE NCC’s Chief Community Officer, Hisham Ibrahim, takes a look back at our community engagement efforts in 2023 and the progress made on our objectives for the year.
Hervé Clément has been re-elected by the ASO Address Council (ASO AC) to serve as the ASO AC/NRO NC Chair during 2024. Hervé will once again be assisted in his role by Nicole Chan (APNIC region) and Ricardo Patara (LACNIC region) as Vice Chairs.
The ASO AC has announced the candidates that have been nominated for Seat 9 on the ICANN Board of Directors. Any comments about the nominated candidates must be submitted by 23:59 UTC on 29 January 2024.
Our webinars for the month of February are open for registration. We will hold webinars on Deploying RPKI, RIPE Database Basics, Basic IPv6 Protocol Security, IPv6 Addressing Plan, LIRs and the Internet Ecosystem and RIPE Database Applications.
Members are now able to claim three Certified Professionals vouchers for each of their LIRs through the RIPE NCC Academy dashboard.
We urge all members to set up two-factor authentication on their RIPE NCC Access accounts and be mindful of their password security following a breach of a RIPE NCC Access account.
In this episode of the RIPE Labs Podcast, Jim Cowie talks about how historical measurement data can help us acquire a better understanding of the Internet.
In the latest episode of the RIPE Labs Podcast, André Grilo, founder and CEO of QuantumNova, talks about why we need to start investing in post-quantum cryptography to protect ourselves against post-quantum threats.
In an article on RIPE Labs, Lars-Johan Liman, Netnod's DNS nestor, makes a few personal reflections on the 20th anniversary of Netnod's deployment of anycast.
The RIPE NCC Activity Plan and Budget 2024 is now available. This document has been approved by the RIPE NCC Executive Board with input from our membership. It outlines the work we will undertake in the coming year and the associated costs for each activity.
The RIPE NCC Executive Board held its 172nd Meeting on 13-14 December 2023. The minutes are now available, as well as a summary of the main items from the meeting.