IPv6 beta support for Android phones

PC paul4004 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 22:48:34 CST 2011


Is there any way this beta can be used in conjunction with other t-mobile
data products (such as pre or post paid SIMs used in data cards/USB
dongles)?

On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 9:32 AM, Tom Hill <tom at ninjabadger.net> wrote:

> On Fri, 2011-11-04 at 15:04 -0700, Cameron Byrne wrote:
> > FYI.
> >
> > T-Mobile USA now has opt-in beta support for an Android phone on IPv6,
> > more info here https://sites.google.com/site/tmoipv6/lg-mytouch
>
> Very, very good. I hope T-Mobile UK (and elsewhere in the world) take
> heed.
>
> I have to wonder why they've chosen to go with IPv6-only & DNS/NAT64
> instead of a dual-stack approach. Is there a particular restriction that
> prevents this?
>
> > As far as i know, this is the first Android phone that support IPv6 on
> > the GSM/UMTS mobile interface.  Previous version of Android phones
> > supported IPv6 on WiFi and LTE.
>
> Indeed, the 'Network Info II' application will show you the IPv6
> addresses gained on WiFi interfaces (if anyone's interested). My Galaxy
> S (unlocked/orig.) does this very well.
>
> I wonder if it's possible to provide IPv6 support for UMTS/GSM via
> firmware and/or software updates from Samsung?
>
> Tom
>
>
>


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