Level 3 blames Internet slowdowns on ISPs' refusal to upgrade networks | Ars Technica

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at mykolab.com
Thu Mar 20 22:04:25 UTC 2014

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Are carriers prepared to tunnel IPv4 traffic?

Carriers offering v6 is a novel idea, but the edge networks,
enterprises, etc. are moving very fast.

- - ferg

On 3/20/2014 2:58 PM, Warren Bailey wrote:

> Meh.. Some providers need to/should comply with the majority of
> the requirements. I¹d support ipv6 if I could and it wasn¹t a big
> deal, but my traffic originates from (usually) the ipv4 sphere. So
> unless all of these carriers start magically migrating to v6, I
> don¹t know that a lot of ³hosting² providers need to support it.
> It¹s a cool feature, but it¹s not something where I head for the
> door when they say I can¹t receive v6 traffic.
> My .02.
> On 3/20/14, 2:52 PM, "Jim Popovitch" <jimpop at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 5:38 PM, Warren Bailey 
>> <wbailey at satelliteintelligencegroup.com> wrote:
>>> This email is the reason I spend money with digital ocean. :)
>>> You should too.
>> uhh, no.  It's the 21st century. I prefer to spend my money with
>> those that, at a bare minimum, provide IPv6.
>> -Jim P.

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