Verizon IPv6 LTE

Ryan Rawdon ryan at u13.net
Thu Sep 27 16:42:48 UTC 2012


On Sep 27, 2012, at 11:00 AM, chris wrote:

> I tested today just for giggles, test-ipv6.com shows I have working ipv4
> and ipv6 10/10 on both tests. Interestingly enough I was only seeing 3G on
> the device at the time.
> 
> So I guess its not just on LTE or is it LTE devices ?
> 
> I'm running galaxy nexus on vz with stock jelly bean from the recent ota
> update

See quote from PC below regarding vzw, which matches colloquial evidence I have seen/heard as well.  This is also true of T-Mobile's v6 deployment when switching between HSPA+, Edge, 3G, etc (though I do not know if PC's general explanation of "how" is true of TMo)

On Sep 21, 2012, at 12:15 AM, PC wrote:

> One more tip:  IPv6 will work over the legacy 3g network.  Don't ask me
> much about it, but it "tunnels" it using eHRPD to the same IP/IPv6 headend
> to enable seamless EVDO/LTE handover.



> 
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 11:52 AM, Jason Fesler <jfesler at gigo.com> wrote:
> 
>> Safari on the iPad seems to be preferring A over AAAA if a hostname has
>>> both, though. I can browse to a bracketed IPv6 address so it is working.
>>> 
>> 
>> I think perhaps it is time to update test-ipv6.com a bit, and have it
>> penalize the first number when IPv4 is used in preference.  IPv4 CGN
>> will make me a sad panda - especially when IPv6 is available but not being
>> used.
>> 
>> 
>> 




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