An AS Number (Autonomous System Number), or ASN for short is a unique, numeric value starts at 0 and extends up to a maximum value held by a 32-bit unsigned number 4,294,967,295 assigned by an RIR (such as RIPE) to networks that are looking to:
– announce the IP Address space using the BGP protocol
– become Multihomed
– employ Traffic engineering
The ASN application requires an LIR (Local Internet Registry) such as LIR SERVICES to sponsor the application with RIPE NCC. We also offer IP Address Lease to the networks that do not have their own IP space.
Registration Process starts from contact with us, the steps AFTER are: