Canada and IPv6 (was: Ars Technica on IPv4 exhaustion)
owen at delong.com
Fri Jun 20 20:17:35 UTC 2014
The point is that you can offer IPv6 to a lot of people using various instatntiations of 100.64.0.0/10 but using globally unique IPv6 addresses providing them full true internet access without NAT.
Yes, 6rd is a stopgap, but 6rd stopgap is better than multi-natted IPv4 only.
On Jun 20, 2014, at 07:22 , Gabriel Blanchard <gabe at teksavvy.com> wrote:
> 6rd is in my opinion a band-aid solution, I don't see the point of offering IPv6 if it requires IPv4. native IPv6 should be offered where possible.
> We offer native IPv6 to all our DSL customers but only on an opt-in basis, we're although unfortunately unable to offer IPv6 over Cable since we still depend on a certain incumbent...
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> From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of Jean-Francois.Dube at videotron.com
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> Subject: RE: Canada and IPv6 (was: Ars Technica on IPv4 exhaustion)
> Videotron (AS5769) is offering 6RD (RFC5969) to all residential customers, if their gear supports it. (DHCP option 212)
> (But our MGMT still calls it beta for now.)
> Jean-François Dubé
> Technicien, Opérations Réseau IP
> Ingénierie Exploitation des Réseaux
> "NANOG" <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> a écrit sur 2014-06-18 20:16:01 :
>> De : Sadiq Saif <lists at sadiqs.com>
>> A : nanog at nanog.org,
>> Date : 2014-06-19 12:43
>> Objet : Canada and IPv6 (was: Ars Technica on IPv4 exhaustion) Envoyé
>> par : "NANOG" <nanog-bounces at nanog.org>
>> On 6/18/2014 14:25, Lee Howard wrote:
>>> Canada is way behind, just 0.4% deployment.
>> Any Canadian ISP folk in here want to shine a light on this dearth of
>> residential IPv6 connectivity?
>> Is there any progress being made on this front?
>> Sadiq Saif
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