In an IPv6 future, how will you solve IPv4 connectivity?

Gert Doering gert at
Mon Oct 11 22:29:46 CEST 2010


On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 12:23:22PM -0700, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> You say a statement like "if i deploy IPv6-only handsets today".  Are 
> you going to pay for those phones?  You won't deploy squat
> unless you can convince your customers to buy new phones.  That's your
> and every cell carriers real problem.  Sure, IPv6 is a solution - they
> could deploy IPv6 phones.  But they can't do it unless they convince
> people to buy them.  And that's not easy during the Great Recession.

People buy new cell phones all the time.  And a fairly large number of
cell phones already support IPv6 *today* (almost everything Nokia ships, 
at least, dunno about the rest).

Gert Doering
        -- NetMaster
did you enable IPv6 on something today...?

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