The IANA and the RIRs are working on an ongoing basis to verify and
correct registration data of legacy address space to identify free
space in these blocks.
As a result of this work the RIPE NCC will begin allocating from 188/8
The minimum allocation size for 188/8 has been set at /21.
You may wish to adjust any filters you have in place accordingly.
More information on the IP space administered by the RIPE NCC
can be found at:
Please also note that three "pilot" prefixes will be announced from
188/8. These prefixes are:
They will all originate in AS12654.
The following pingable addresses will available in these blocks:
More information on this "pilot" activity is available in the
document "De-Bogonising New Address Blocks", which can be found at:
Alex Le Heux