Carrier Grade NAT

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Wed Jul 30 16:43:19 UTC 2014


On 07/30/2014 09:16 AM, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Corey Touchet <corey.touchet at corp.totalserversolutions.com> said:
>> Comcast is pushing over 1TBPS of IPv6 traffic, but I¹m sure that¹s mainly
>> video from Youtube and Netflix.
>
> One thing to remember about the video services that do support IPv6 is
> that a lot of end users, even if they have IPv6 in the home, won't see
> them over IPv6.  Many people watch Netflix and such from TV-connected
> devices like DVD/Blu-Ray players, "smart" TVs, Xboxes, TiVos, etc.  Many
> (most?) of these devices don't support IPv6, and many never will
> (because they don't get firmware updates much after release).

In the game console market, from what I could see from some quick 
searches, Xbox and Wii do v6, but PS4 does not. And as time goes on more 
things will do v6, not less. :)

The time for using "$FOO does not support IPv6, so I don't have to 
enable it" as an excuse is way past over.

Doug




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