Comcast Activates First Users With IPv6 Native Dual Stack Over DOCSIS

Jared Mauch jared at
Wed Feb 2 13:05:58 CET 2011

On Feb 2, 2011, at 3:41 AM, Mark Smith wrote:

> On Mon, 31 Jan 2011 16:50:09 -0500
> John Jason Brzozowski <jjmb at> wrote:
>> FYI
>> ive-dual-stack-over-docsis.html<>
> Why a single /64? You certainly won't be only getting just a /32, and
> I'm sure you've got way less than 4 billion customers. A /60 would have
> been a conservative option if you wanted to dip your toe in the water,
> yet still would allowing people to use subnets in their home if they
> wanted to perform some of their own experiments - your trial
> participants are more likely to have a few routers in their home that
> they may want to use to experiment with IPv6 and IPv6 routing.

This is comcasts experiment, not the end-user.  If the end-user wants to experiment, they can go find access via some other provider (eg: tunnelbroker, etc).

- Jared

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