Wireless IPv6

Ryan Rawdon ryan at u13.net
Tue Dec 28 14:38:24 CST 2010


I believe Verizon's specs for 4G devices required v6 support from the start:

http://www.personal.psu.edu/dvm105/blogs/ipv6/2009/06/verizon-mandates-ipv6-support.html

I seem to recall IPv6 support being a requirement for smartphones on their 3G network as well, but I can't find a reference for that.


On Dec 28, 2010, at 3:32 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 3:20 PM,  <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:
>> On Tue, 28 Dec 2010 13:54:38 EST, Christopher Morrow said:
>>> On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 1:15 PM,  <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, 28 Dec 2010 12:49:37 EST, Christopher Morrow said:
>>>> 
>>>>> on this, I HOPE vzw does the right thing and launches with v4/v6
>>>>> dualstack on the devices in all regions where deployment happens. I
>>> 
>>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>> (note critical caveat)
>> 
>> Sorry, I read the original note as "it's all launching that day", not "starting on"....
> 
> no biggie, I get that they'll be launching 'cities' at a time, I'm
> just hoping they'll be doing dualstack on each as they roll them out.
> it'd be super nice if the only devices they permitted on were
> dualstack as well (more incentive for OS and HW vendors to play ball).
> 
> -chris
> 





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