Verizon FIOS IPv6?

Owen DeLong owen at
Thu Jan 9 02:42:00 UTC 2014

On Jan 8, 2014, at 18:27 , David Hubbard <dhubbard at> wrote:

> 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.

To clarify, you get 2 /64s per tunnel... One for the tunnel itself and one for your site.

You can also get an additional /48 per tunnel just by requesting it.


> -----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
> account.

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