IPv4 auctions

The National Agency for It and Learning in Denmark is selling its large holding of high quality IPv4 addresses via a sequence of auctions.
The next auction will commence on May 11th 2017 at 5 pm (17.00) CET when the auction website opens for registration. Bids can be submitted until May 19th at 5 pm (17.00) CET. Bidders must register prior to submitting their bids.
The National Agency for IT and Learning in Denmark reserves the right to postpone the deadline or cancel the auction.

Auction details

This auction will consist of 65,536 IPv4 addresses equal to the 80.209.0.0/16 block. It is possible to submit bids on blocks ranging in size from 256 to 32,768 addresses corresponding to whole /24 to /17 blocks. This is to ensure interest from bidders on both small and large block sizes.

The National Agency for IT and Learning has imposed a low reserve price of €7.00 per IPv4 address to allow as many bidders to participate as possible

For more auction details see Terms of Sale under Terms and Conditions.

 

 

 

Latest Auctions Results

 

The National Agency for It and Learning has so far held six auctions in all (four auctions in 2016 and two in 2017). The first, third, fifth and sixth auction involved 65,536 addresses equal to /16 blocks while the second and the fourth auction involved 131,072 addresses equal to a /15 block. In order to ensure interest from bidders on both small and large block sizes it was possible to submit bids on blocks ranging in size from 256 to 32,768 addresses during the first, third, and fifth auction and from 256 to 65,536 addresses during the second and the fourth auction.

Winners were determined by the combination of bids that yielded the highest revenue.

For the six auctions together, the winning bids lay within a range from 7.19 to 13.00 € per address with an average of 9.16 € per address. All in all there have been 102 winners. The distribution of winners relative to block size was as shown in the table below.

Table - Distribution of Winners - First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Auction 2016-2017
Block No. of IP-addresses per block No. of Winners
16 65536 2
17 32768 4
18 16384 5
19 8192 4
20 4096 17
21 2048 22
22 1024 24
23 512 8
24 256 16

The total number of bidders during the four auctions were 296.

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Terms and conditions

To qualify for participation in the auction bidders must be members of RIPE and not subject to trade restrictions imposed by the UN and/or the European Union. For the whole list of conditions for participation see Terms of Sale.

Information on how to become a RIPE member:https://www.ripe.net/participate/member-support/become-a-member

Further information about conditions and details about the process can be obtained from Terms of Sale.

The winners of the auction will sign the following documents:

About the National Agency for It and Learning

The National Agency for It and Learning is an agency under The Danish Ministry of Education.
We promote digital development within the area of children and learning. Our primary focus is on increasing the use of IT in education, and to support an effective operation of institutions by using IT.