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External IP Address

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External IP Address

Hello, 

 

Is my external Comcast IP address static or will Comcast change it?  I need a static address for my VoIP provider (1-VoIP).  If Comcast will be changing my external IP address from time-to-time, how do I make things work with my VoIP service?

 

Thank you!

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Re: External IP Address

Your IP is dynamic, although it can often stay the same for years if you don't disconnect for more than a few days.

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Re: External IP Address


@wcoleman1953 wrote:

 

I need a static address for my VoIP provider (1-VoIP). 


Only their Business Class service offers statically assigned public / WAN IP addresses.



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Re: External IP Address

So, even the residential GIGABIT service is using dynamic IP addresses?

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Re: External IP Address

Yes

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Re: External IP Address

Will Comcast provide a static IP address if I ask for one?  Is there a fee?  Thank you!

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Re: External IP Address

No, not on residential service. Statically assigned IP addresses are only available with their Business Class service.



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