I have internet service and need a static IP but don’t want to get it with my ISP because I will have to rent their equipment.
Is there a way for me to get a static IP address with someone else other than my ISP?
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Your ISP has a block of IP address (which is a subset of the larger block of IP address controlled by his provider).
The traffic for that block will be routed to your ISP by his upstream provider. Your ISP will than route the traffic for your IP address to you.
Your ISP's upstream provider, most likely, has an even larger upstream provider, who gave him a block of IP address and is routing his traffic to him.
Now, if you were to use an IP address that wasn't part of that hierarchy, there's no way for your traffic to get to you.