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% Information related to 'AS42961 - AS45055'
as-block:       AS42961 - AS45055
descr:          RIPE NCC ASN block
remarks:        These AS Numbers are assigned to network operators in the RIPE NCC service region.
mnt-by:         RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
created:        2021-08-19T06:50:17Z
last-modified:  2021-08-19T06:50:17Z
source:         RIPE
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% Abuse contact for 'AS42961' is 'abuse@kw.zain.com'
aut-num:        AS42961
as-name:        GPRS-AS
descr:          ZAIN KW
org:            ORG-MTC1-RIPE
import:         from AS59605 accept ANY
export:         to AS59605 announce AS42961
admin-c:        ZKRA1-RIPE
tech-c:         ZKRA1-RIPE
status:         ASSIGNED
mnt-by:         RIPE-NCC-END-MNT
mnt-by:         MTC-GPRS-KW
created:        2007-05-15T11:57:21Z
last-modified:  2018-09-04T10:24:08Z
source:         RIPE
organisation:   ORG-MTC1-RIPE
org-name:       Mobile Telecommunications Company
country:        KW
org-type:       LIR
descr:          ZAIN KW
address:        Po box 22244
address:        13083
address:        Safat,
address:        KUWAIT
phone:          +965 24641221
fax-no:         +965 24641290
admin-c:        MA15661-RIPE
tech-c:         ZKRA1-RIPE
abuse-c:        ZKAA2-RIPE
mnt-ref:        RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
mnt-ref:        MTC-GPRS-KW
mnt-by:         RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
mnt-by:         MTC-GPRS-KW
created:        2004-04-17T11:36:29Z
last-modified:  2020-12-16T12:54:02Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
person:         Zain Kuwait Ripe Administrators
address:        Kuwait ? P.O. Box 22244 SAFAT 13083
phone:          +965 24641221
nic-hdl:        ZKRA1-RIPE
mnt-by:         MTC-GPRS-KW
created:        2014-07-03T19:28:13Z
last-modified:  2019-07-08T14:25:42Z
source:         RIPE
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4 records found for 'AS42961'
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1st level less specific

Returns smallest IP address range that includes the queried IP address or range


Inverse attributes

Returns objects with an attribute that matches the query text and attribute type

All less specific

Return all larger IP address ranges that include the queried IP address or range


Object types

Results that match the query and are of a specified object type

1st level more specific

Returns first level more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

All more specific

Returns all more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

Query hints

  • Include "AS" in front of an AS number.
    Example: AS4808

  • Include "-t" (template only) or "-v" (template and description) in front of an object name to view the template
    Example: -t inetnum


Exact match only

Returns address range that exactly matches the queried IP address range

Associated reverse domain

Returns IP address range and associated reverse domain

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