Verizon FIOS IPv6?

David Hubbard dhubbard at
Thu Jan 9 02:27:50 UTC 2014

HE will give you five /64's and you can also get a /48 if you need more
for one end point.  The service works flawlessly; much more than can be
said for VZW.  I run it from DD-WRT-based router at home and have
several office locations using it via Cisco gear.  Would still greatly
prefer native though to avoid the messier setup, throughput (although HE
is very good on that front too), latency, etc.

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul B. Henson [mailto:henson at] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 8:29 PM
To: 'Ian Bowers'
Cc: nanog at
Subject: RE: Verizon FIOS IPv6?

I don't remember where I saw it, I believe it was on an official Verizon
page, but it said something about giving out /56's to their business
static IP customers, guess they want to be sure not to run out  ;). HE I
believe gives out /64's?

The cynic in me believes they are intentionally delaying it to prop up
their ridiculously high margins on IPv4 static addresses. Right now I'm
paying $20/month extra for an additional four for a total of five on my

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