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We are absolutely, definitively, completely and utterly out of IPv4 addresses, warns RIPE

Roland6 Silver badge

>X.25, just like the original Janet.

Well with a decent update, a CONS network service has much to offer particularly if QoS is important...

Although, a downside of X.25 was the by the byte/octet billing....

Sending 5 floppy disks (1.44MB) of data London-Montevideo over X.25 in the early 1990's, cost more than sending a courier on a first class return flight, plus overnight hotel. For some reason, we got sign off for the X.25 transfer, not for the flight...

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