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Standards Watch: IPv6 Leveling the Playing Field?
Posted by: Jordi on Thursday, November 11, 2004 - 06:24 PM
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As IPv6 could open up new genres of applications, its huge address space could also enable innovative billing and OSS capabilities that will make new services more economically feasible.

Currently, billing complexity often increases with the number of applications because of DHCP, which IPv4 uses forto better utilization of existing address space. By assigning one user one address for a limited time, DHCP enables IP addresses to be renewed or given back to a pool of addresses for re-use.

Complete article at Billing World.

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