My upstream ISP does not support IPv6

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Feb 10 00:26:00 CST 2011


The problem is conversations like this:

AT&T Customer Service: "AT&T uVerse, how can I help you?"

Customer: "Yes, I have uVerse service and I'd like to get IPv6."

AT&T Customer Service: "I pea vee what? Is this a prank call?"

Owen

On Feb 9, 2011, at 10:10 PM, Frank Bulk wrote:

> I'm not sure what you mean -- once the ISP identifies CPE that works on
> their network, couldn't early adopters who are interested in the technology
> be pointed to a short list?
> 
> Frank
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cutler James R [mailto:james.cutler at consultant.com] 
> Sent: Monday, February 07, 2011 5:00 PM
> To: NANOG list
> Subject: Re: My upstream ISP does not support IPv6
> 
> All this talk about CPE is wasted until folks like ATT have someone on the
> retail interface (store, phone, or, web) who even knows what is this "IPv6"
> thing.  Exploring this issue with DSL providers and Uverse is like that old
> exercise with combat boots. It feels much better when I stop.
> 
> James R. Cutler
> james.cutler at consultant.com
> 
> My ISP can't answer the question.
> 
> 





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