First stage of APIDT IPv4 address space disposal now open for tenders

25 May 2020

The Asia Pacific Internet Development Trust (APIDT) today began the process of its IPv4 address space disposal with stage one now open for tenders.

As previously announced, the Trust intends to sell its address holdings (43/9, 43.128/10, and 43.192/11) in three separate stages via a ‘Sale by Tender’ process.  The Request for Tender document and Standard IPv4 Address Space Transfer Agreement are now available with the opening of stage 1.

In each stage, the block of address space being sold will be subdivided into smaller blocks. Tenders may be submitted for one or more (or all) of those blocks in each stage.

Stage 1: 43/9
Stage 2: 43.128/10
Stage 3: 43.192/11

Block Size: /12
Block Size: /14
Block Size: /16

Number of blocks: 8
Number of blocks: 16
Number of blocks: 32

Stage 1, open today, will close on 22 June 2020 at 17:00 (UTC+10).  Successful tenders will be shortlisted by 20 July 2020 and it is expected that transfers will be completed around 28 August 2020.

Stages 2 and 3 will follow, with dates to be announced in due course.

International consulting firm, KPMG, and legal firm, Maddocks, were commissioned to advise APIDT in the design of the sale process.

For more information on the tender process, please refer to the APIDT Address Space Request for Tenders Process document and the FAQ available on the APIDT website.  Questions and feedback can be directed to