Where to get IPv4 block these day

Noah noah at neo.co.tz
Fri Aug 6 15:55:04 UTC 2021

On Fri, 6 Aug 2021, 18:35 Fred Baker, <fredbaker.ietf at gmail.com> wrote:

> > On Aug 6, 2021, at 8:22 AM, Noah <noah at neo.co.tz> wrote:
> >
> > Do majority of smart handsets OS today support v6?
> >
> > Majority of people I know (due to economic factors) own lowend android
> handsets with no support for v6. This group forms majority of eyeballs that
> contribute revenue to local Telecoms whose network is heavily CGNAT.
> Handsets - Cameron would be in a better place than I to discuss this, but
> certainly anything used to connect to his network (T-Mobile) does, and
> enables access with IPv4 turned off. That includes at least iPhone (the
> handset I use to access his network),

IPhones handsets this part of the world are not common handsets to majority
of the end-users who are not middle class folk and even most middle class
folk still settle for cost effective Android handsets.

and Android. https://thirdinternet.com/ipv6-on-mobile-devices/

For a tech savvy end-user the above tutorial is useful and only useful if
the Teleco has made the effort to provide v6.

Most data bundles are auto configured with v4  and v6 disabled for the
obvious reasons that is CGNAT still rocks.

> As to other systems, Apple and Linux platforms, and more recently Windows,
> supports IPv6, and has for quite a while. Issues there tend to be in
> specific applications (due to the socket interface).

Ack but this is for only those tech savvy end-users with keep interest for

NAT still works and misconceptions of NAT providing some level of unknown
security are still widely common.


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