IPv4 shutdown in mobile
cb.list6 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 18:08:13 UTC 2015
On Tuesday, December 22, 2015, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> Does this mean you are negligent for not supporting IPv6 on my phone on
> your network?
> My phone is perfectly capable of IPv6, yet because it doesn’t support your
> particular religion
> about IPv4 translation, you refuse to support IPv6 on it.
> When is T-Mobile going to fix their IPv6 implementation and stop ignoring
> the #1 market
> leading phone manufacturer?
Apple has an ipv6-only plan in the link above. They have committed to
remove the ipv4 dependent apps from the app store. Once the ipv4-only apps
are bannished, i dont see any roadblocks for ipv6 on iPhone.
While you say there is a religious war, i am saying Apple outlined a plan
for ipv6-only and T-Mobile is likely to follow that plan from Apple.
> > TL;DR version: the data shows you are negligent if your eyeball content
> > (cdn, cloud, ...) does not support native ipv6.
> > With the NAT and IPv4 leasing threads lingering on, i figured it was time
> > for an update on how the other half live
> > More than 1/3 of North America mobile traffic to the top websites is end
> > end ipv6
> > The trend is clearly growing, and as AT&T and Sprint catch up with
> > and Verizon, the acceleration to 50% should be easily achieved.
> > Furthermore, only one mobile carrier has iPhone dual-stacked today
> > but Apple has a plan for banning ipv4-only apps and has delivered the
> > required features for having ipv6-only iphones in 2016 with these iOS 9.2
> > features
> > On some mobile providers, ipv6 is already dominant and ipv4 is waning.
> > iPhones updates to ipv6-only as described above, ipv4 will only be a
> > case of operations. This comes with added benefit that ipv6 is faster :
> > At least in mobile, the change to ipv6 has been quick and the pace is
> > increasing -- not just on ipv6 deployment but also on ipv4 shutdown. I
> > many people liken ipv6 to "the boy who cried wolf", so be it, the
> > data shows the ipv6 wolf is here. Or perhapsin hind sight, we will see
> > the right metaphor was "the tortoise and the hare" or "the little engine
> > that could"... Or even better IPv4 is John Henry. It was the best in its
> > time, but times have changed.
> > CB
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