Cogent input

Dave Israel davei at otd.com
Thu Jun 11 10:25:12 CDT 2009


Raymond Dijkxhoorn wrote:
>>>> "Cogent's official stance on IPv6 is that we will deploy IPv6 when it
>>>> becomes a commercial necessity. We have tested IPv6 and we have our
>>>> plan
>>>> for rolling it out, but there are no commercial drivers to spend money
>>>> to upgrade a network to IPv6 for no real return on investment."
>
> Thats strange they are running pilots with customers on v6 in Amsterdam.

Not really so strange.  ISPs often pilot features (v6, multicast, etc)
that they have no immediate intention of deploying, so that they have
experience if and when it becomes profitable/sensible to deploy them.






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