Looking for comments

Mark Smith nanog at 85d5b20a518b8f6864949bd940457dc124746ddc.nosense.org
Fri Jul 23 23:13:25 CDT 2010


On Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:18:39 +0100
Nick Hilliard <nick at foobar.org> wrote:

> On 23/07/2010 01:17, Mark Smith wrote:
> > Does this qualify? What the customer sees is delivered over IPv6,
> > unlike the CPE management problem, where the ISP is the "IPv6 customer".
> >
> > "IPv6: The Future of IPTV? In Japan it isn't the future, it's now."
> > http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3795086/IPv6-The-Future-of-IPTV.htm
> 
> I understand that there are several networks doing this; the STB - like the 
> CPE modem - is managed by the service provider and the customer has no 
> management / control access over it.  The customer stays on ipv4 for their 
> regular access product.
> 
> Someone offline pointed me at the Google IPv6 Implementors 2010 conference, 
> at which:
> 
> > https://sites.google.com/site/ipv6implementors/2010/agenda/13_Byrne_T-Mobile_IPv6GoogleMeeting.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1
> 
> This is genuinely interesting.
> 

Certainly is. I've generally classified mobile operators as people who
are heavily on the side of walled gardens. It's refreshing to see one
advocating e2e and global reachability.

> Nick




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