Articles in this category What is an IP address? An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a unique number assigned to every device on a network. Just as a street address determines where a letter should be delivered, an IP address identifies com... What is the difference between a dynamic and static IP address? When a device is assigned a Static IP address, the IP address always remains the same. Dynamic IP addresses are assigned by the network when they connect and change over time. When do I need a static IP address? Most users do not need a static IP address. Static IP addresses normally matter more when external devices or websites need to remember your IP address. One example is VPN or other remote access solut... How to activate or cancel a static IP From your Client Control Panel, select View next to the username you want to activate the static IP on. On the Service dashboard, click t Can I have a static IP on any service? Static IP’s are only available on Openserve ADSL and Fibre services. Axxess does not offer static IP’s on any other Fibre services.