IPv6 faster/better proof? was Re: Need /24 (arin) asap

Job Snijders job at instituut.net
Mon Jun 11 21:28:16 UTC 2018

I suspect that this may not be an apples to apples comparison.

Perhaps lack of IPv6 is more prevalent in rural areas with poorer
connectivity to the rest of the Internet? Perhaps both these CDNs
serve content for different types of devices over the different AFIs
(maybe old mediaboxes with a slow cpu prefer IPv4?). Perhaps networks
that deploy IPv6 are more likely to allow and accommodate on-net

I theorize that the described speed difference between IPv4 and IPv6
is an artifact of how the data is analysed rather than an
architectural speed difference between the protocols themselves.

Kind regards,


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