Kudos to Rogers Wireless on IPv6 deployment

Theodore Baschak theodore at ciscodude.net
Sun Oct 2 07:20:37 UTC 2016


I'm also seeing IPv6 on Rogers 4g/LTE on an Android in Winnipeg!
Looks like I'm part of 2605:8d80:400::/38

Theodore Baschak - AS395089 - Hextet Systems
https://ciscodude.net/ - https://hextet.systems/
http://mbix.ca/

> On Oct 1, 2016, at 10:37 PM, Hugo Slabbert <hugo at slabnet.com> wrote:
> 
> So frequently on this list we hear people asking/begging their providers for IPv6 roadmaps or chastising them for the lack of same, that I thought it might be nice to actually give props to a provider actually moving the needle.
> 
> I was pleasantly surprised today to notice an IPv6 address on my Android smartphone on the Rogers Wireless LTE network.  I had to do a double-take and poke through test-ipv6.com to make sure something wasn't amiss, but there it was: honest-to-$deity dual stack service on a Canadian mobile provider, with a dual-stack resolver and everything! ;)
> 
> So, kudos, Rogers Wireless!
> 
> So that's Rogers on the wireless side (with Telus Mobility at last check being in early stages but not yet fully rolled out), and basically Rogers, Telus and a bunch of smaller or regional ISPs that have deployed IPv6 on residential and/or business wired service.  Shaw?  Bell?  (FYI Bell, your IPv6 Starter Kit linked from http://ipv6.bell.ca/ currently hits a 404.
> 
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