Is is now possible to purchase either a single IPV6 address or blocks of them considering how many there are available?

I've come across a few questions on here but most of them from what I can see are referring to IPV4 addresses such as this one.

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  • Its not cheap either arin.net/fees/fee_schedule.html – Moab Sep 30 '15 at 13:21
  • Your ISP can also give you some of their address block at no charge. – Moab Sep 30 '15 at 13:22
  • From the sounds of it my ISP isn't switching over any time soon, this is why I was hoping I could purchase a block and hopefully switch over to my own IPV6 address, probably not going to happen after seeing the fees. If you want to write that up as an answer I'll accept it. – Alexis Tyler Sep 30 '15 at 13:23
  • By "ISP", he means whoever you're going to get IPv6 service from, not necessarily whoever you get IPv4 service from. – David Schwartz Sep 30 '15 at 13:25

You can apply for a block of addresses from Arin

But they are not cheap

Your Internet Service Provider can give you some for free. if they use IPv6 that is.

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    This is really not the right answer unless you are an ISP or LIR. – Spiff Sep 30 '15 at 14:01
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    The question was simple, "How can I buy", they did not specify any parameters or who they were. – Moab Sep 30 '15 at 14:58
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    @Moab It could be inferred that they couldn't possibly qualify from the fact that they inquired about a single IPv6 address. – David Schwartz Oct 2 '15 at 9:24

You don't have to buy IPv6 addresses. There are so many, they have no individual value. They are given away for free in blocks as large as 2^80 (over 1.2 septillion) at a time (a /48 from Hurricane Electric's tunnelbroker.net).

If your ISP supports IPv6, they will automatically assign you at least 2^64 addresses, which is the minimum for a single LAN (really!).

If your ISP does not support IPv6, you can tunnel IPv6 over your IPv4 ISP to a free service like tunnelbroker.net.

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