Verizon FIOS IPv6?

Andrew Fried andrew.fried at
Wed Jan 8 06:21:08 UTC 2014

You fared better than I did.  I also am a Verizon Business customer,
and when I called and inquired about ipv6 I was told that they didn't
carry that channel. :)

Andrew Fried
andrew.fried at

On 1/7/14, 11:28 PM, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Christopher Morrow (morrowc.lists at wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 10:56 PM, Adam Rothschild
>> <asr at> wrote:
>>> I've heard of folk in and around the NYC metro getting set up
>>> for v6 by escalating through their commercial account teams, or
>>> the field
>> 'commercial account teams' == business customers?
> As a FIOS business customer, I can say that I've had no progress on
> that front, though I've bugged them about it often enough...
> Perhaps I shall try again though.  I would truely love to hear from
> one of these folks in NYC who managed to get it...
>>> implementation is shameful, and should be called out wherever 
>>> possible.
>> yes :( it's nice that the Networx contract didn't require any
>> ipv6 readiness...
> There's a US government mandate for government public websites to 
> support IPv6 and quite a few of those do- in some cases through
> Networx. I don't recall agencies complaining about the inability to
> get IPv6 for public websites via Networx either.  Additionally,
> most of the services under the Networx contract are more
> traditional telecom services which don't particularly care what you
> run over them.
> As for having Networx require IPv6 support for all services- some
> of us tried, and while a nice idea, I doubt it would have lasted
> terribly long post-award even if it had been included for the few
> IP-based services which were part of the original contract.  Sadly,
> having been involved in government contracting, it's amazing what
> happens when the vendor says "we want to provide $awesome, but we
> need you to waive this *one* little thing" and there isn't a
> mandate (afair...) for agencies to run IPv6 internally (tho they're
> supposed to be buying devices which *support* it).
> I will say that the more the agencies complain to GSA the highest
> the chance of something being done about it.
> Thanks,
> Stephen

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