58% of wireless ops intend to deploy IPv6 within 12 months

Eddie Parra ep at eddieparra.net
Wed Feb 9 13:36:40 CET 2011

Verizon Wireless in the US started offering v6 at their LTE launch in early December, 2010.


On Feb 9, 2011, at 4:21 AM, Pekka Savola wrote:

> FYI,
> Arbor's Network Infrastructure Security Research Report 2010
> (http://www.arbornetworks.com/report) included an interesting tidbit also from IPv6 perspective:
> Mobile and Fixed Wireless Operator Observations
> ...
> "Figure 83 illustrates that 58 percent of respondents indicated that they intend to deploy IPv6 addressing for wireless subscriber
> nodes within the next 12 months, while 42 percent have no plans to do so at this time. None of the respondents have deployed
> IPv6 on their production mobile networks as of this writing."
> (30% of total 111 respondents operate a mobile or fixed wireless network, and I assume the above 58% is of this about 33 respondents.)
> -- 
> Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
> Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
> Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings

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