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Re: Service providers that NAT their whole network?
Apologies for the late reply, but T-Mobile's US GPRS network hands out RFC1918 space as well. -C On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 01:40:12PM -0700, Scott Call wrote: > > On Fri, 15 Apr 2005, Philip Matthews wrote: > > > > >A number of IETF documents(*) state that there are some service providers > >that place a NAT box in front of their entire network, so all their > >customers get private addresses rather than public address. > >It is often stated that these are primarily cable-based providers. > > In my experience many cellular providers (at least in the US) do this as > well. A GPRS connection to Cingular, even from a laptop device, will get > a 1918 address. I don't mind since my phone runs linux with no root > password (thanks motorola). > > -Scott