question regarding over the counter devices

Gert Doering gert at
Mon Mar 6 13:48:42 CET 2017


On Mon, Mar 06, 2017 at 01:26:57PM +0100, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> > The mobile carriers nicely demonstrated how *not* to do it - by ignoring 
> > the mandate for IPv6 in 3G, and rolling out huge masses of v4-only 
> > handsets, they suddenly had a huge installed basis of, well, v4-only 
> > legacy devices to deal with...
> Most carriers do not control handsets anymore. Those days are long gone.

The day to roll out mobile Internet properly are indeed long gone, now
they get to deal with the legacy.

3G mandated IPv6, no carrier actually deployed it *before* they had a
huge legacy of IPv4-only handsets in the field...  could have been done
from day one.

Gert Doering
        -- NetMaster
have you enabled IPv6 on something today...?

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