Number of LIRs: 22,937 (-131)
Number of members: 20,254 (+33)
LIRs with IPv6: 16,363 (-254)
IPv4 addresses transferred in September: 1,596,416 (+722,176)
LIRs on IPv4 Waiting List: 1,131
Wait time for IPv4 allocation: 465 days
% of IPv4 address space covered by ROAs: 64%
% of IPv6 address space covered by ROAs: 37%
GM votes registered: 368
Q3 NPS (from 481 respondents): 80.46
We have published our Draft Activity Plan and Budget 2024 ahead of the Autumn General Meeting. This document outlines our proposed plans for the coming year and how we intend to pay for and resource those plans. Please read it and share your feedback with us. The document will be discussed at the General Meeting (GM) alongside RIPE 87 on Wednesday, 29 November 2023. The Executive Board will consider all feedback on our activities before approving the final version that will be published in December 2023.
We invite you to participate in an Open House on 1 November from 11:00 to 12:30 (UTC+1) where you can give feedback on the Draft Activity Plan and Budget directly to the Executive Board and RIPE NCC Management.
We will also publish a series of RIPE Labs articles that detail specific parts of the document. All the relevant information for this consultation will be available on our website.
RIPE NCC Chief Financial Officer Simon-Jan Haytink has published an article on RIPE Labs explaining the RIPE NCC’s budget for 2024 and the cost-saving measures we have undertaken. This is the first in a series of articles that will go into detail about different sections of the 2024 Activity Plan.
Registration is open for the RIPE NCC General Meeting November 2023, which will take place from 29 November to 1 December at the Sheraton Rome Parco de’ Medici in Rome and online. The Draft Activity Plan and Budget 2024 will be discussed at this meeting. All supporting documents and proposed resolutions will be posted and announced to the membership by 1 November 2023. You can find information about how to vote on our website.
The report on the RIPE NCC Survey 2023 is now available.
The results of the survey let us know what our membership and community think about important issues and will help us to improve our services and shape our strategy for the years ahead. We encourage you to share your thoughts about the results on the members-discuss mailing list or join the conversation on the RIPE NCC Forum.
The minutes of the 168th RIPE NCC Executive Board Meeting are now available. You can also read a summary of the main items discussed at the meeting.
We currently have a number of vacancies at the RIPE NCC. If you would like to join us in working at the heart of the Internet, have a look at our openings.
We have published our plans for a number of our services including RPKI, RIPE Atlas and RIPEstat for the final quarter of 2023.
On 18 September, RIPE Atlas and RIPEstat suffered from significantly increased delays in processing incoming data caused by problems in our storage environment. By taking several steps, the delays have been reduced to normal levels and the situation is now stable.
In an article on RIPE Labs, Lars-Johan Liman explains how to successfully use Incremental Zone Transfers (IXFRs) with DNSSEC.
-- Registration Open
Registration is open for RIPE 87, taking place from 27 November to 1 December in Rome, Italy.
-- Call for Local Hubs
You can help us facilitate a space for people who want to attend the RIPE Meeting but cannot do so in person by organising a Local Hub. Apply by 5 November to have your Local Hub listed on the RIPE 87 website.
-- Call for Presentations
The call for presentations is open for lightning talk proposals until 17 November.
-- 2023-04 New Policy Proposal (Add AGGREGATED-BY-LIR status for IPv4 PA assignments)
Policy Proposal 2023-04, “Add AGGREGATED-BY-LIR status for IPv4 PA assignments,” will proceed to the Review Phase. The RIPE NCC is preparing the impact analysis and the draft RIPE Document.
-- 2023-03 Last Call (Voluntary Transfer Lock)
Policy proposal 2023-03, “Voluntary Transfer Lock,” ended theConcluding Phase (Last Call) on 20 October. It is now awaiting the decision of the Working Group Co-Chairs.
In an article on RIPE Labs, the RIPE NCC’s Suzanne Taylor explores why it is so important for the technical community to contribute to Internet governance.
Following the second Central Asia Peering and Interconnection Forum (CAPIF 2), the RIPE NCC’s Anastasiya Pak published an article on RIPE Labs looking back on the major events of the meeting.
In an article on RIPE Labs, the RIPE NCC’s Boris Duval reported on the major events of MENOG 23, which took place from 10-12 October in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
In an article on RIPE Labs, the RIPE NCC’s Chafic Chaya takes a look at how the Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG) has contributed to technical development in Middle Eastern countries.
In an article on RIPE Labs, the RIPE NCC’s Gergana Petrova and other contributors report on the major events of the 2023 IGF, held from 8-12 October in Kyoto, Japan.
The RIPE Chair Team’s October report is out, featuring an update on RIPE 87 preparations, RIPE Working Group Chair selections, industry events like NLNOG and more.