IPv6 foot-dragging

Jima nanog at jima.tk
Wed May 11 10:00:18 CDT 2011


On 05/11/2011 09:50 AM, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> On 11 mei 2011, at 16:39, William Astle wrote:
>
>> I think the above two points illustrate precisely why so many networks
>> in North America simply cannot deploy IPv6 whether they want to or not.
>> We simply cannot obtain IPv6 transit from our upstreams. It's just not
>> available. And the old line about "vote with your money" doesn't work
>> when you have limited choices.
>
> Apparently the need for IPv6 isn't yet high enough to consider adding a transit provider. I've seen enough press releases from NTT and HE to know there's at least two that can do this out there.

  Funny, I was just involved in a discussion on IPv6 in Canada 
yesterday, and this link came up from multiple people: 
http://bgpmon.net/blog/?p=382 .  There's also 
http://www.vyncke.org/ipv6status/detailed.php?country=ca&type=ISP , but 
I've seen some indications that there may be some inaccuracies 
(Allstream announcing 2001:04c8::/33, for instance).

      Jima




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