Current IPv6 state of US Mobile Phone Carriers

Derek Ivey derek at
Wed May 23 02:21:32 UTC 2012

Verizon still seems to be quiet about their IPv6 plans for their FiOS 
network too :(.


On 5/22/2012 10:18 PM, Randy Carpenter wrote:
> I suppose they are selectively letting certain devices in some areas. I get "der duh, what?" when I ask about it.
> It certainly does not work on the iPad "3" in Ohio. Not only that, but I can't even pay them to give me a stable IPv4 address, because if you get a static IP, it disables the hotspot functionality. Head-->Wall.
> thanks,
> -Randy
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 10:07 PM, Randy Carpenter
>> <rcarpen at>  wrote:
>>> Not only does Verizon *not* have IPv6 on their LTE network, they
>>> also do *not* have IPv4, except for double-NATed rfc1918 crap that
>>> changes your IP address every couple minutes. The only way to get
>>> a stable connection is to pay them $500 to get a static public IP
>>> address.
>> wierd, I could swear someone in my office with a galaxy-nexus-on-vzw
>> was able to browse some ipv6-only sites.

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