IPv6

2013 – 2022 News

2022 News

  • 01-06-2022: IPv4 tweaks could free up 'hundreds of millions of addresses'. [The Register]

  • 01-05-2022: Are we there yet? [Geoff Huston]

  • 21-04-2022: Hop by hop. [Geoff Huston] [ipSpace]

  • 20-02-2022: Another year of the transition to IPv6. [Geoff Huston]

  • 17-02-2022: Who is squatting IPv4 addresses? [Ben Jojo]

  • 20-01-2022: APNIC: Big Tech's use of carrier-grade NAT is holding back internet innovation [The Register]

  • 04-01-2022: Procuring IPv4 addresses -- wait in line, buy or lease. [Network Computing]

2021 News

2020 News

  • 07-08-2020: IPv4, IPv6, and a sudden change in attitude. [ipSpace] [apenwarr]

  • 21-07-2020: Boffins detect wide abuse of IPv4 addresses bought on secondary market. [The Register]

  • 30-06-2020: IPv6 adoption over Internet Exchanges. [NANOG 79 YouTube]

2019 News

2018 News

2017 News

2016 News

2015 News

  • 23-11-2015: IPv6 performace. [Geoff Huston]

  • 05-11-2015: There's a problem with IPv6 multihoming. [ipSpace]

  • 24-09-2015: Official: North America completely out of new IPv4 addresses. [The Register] [Wired] [BBC News] [Ars Technica] [HardOCP] [DC Knowledge]

  • 24-09-2015: BT sets date for IPv6 network conversion. [BBC News]

  • 15-09-2015: IPv6 is great, says Facebook. For us. And for you a bit, too. [The Register]

  • 10-08-2015: IPv6 and the swinging technology pendulum. [ipSpace]

  • 05-08-2015: IPv4 address exhaustion in APNIC. [Geoff Huston]

    • 12-08-2015: A second look at APNIC and IPv4 address exhaustion. [Geoff Huston]

    • 14-08-2015: Engineering lessons, IPv6 edition. [Russ White]

  • 03-08-2015: What’s driving IPv6 adoption? An IPv6 epiphany. [Juniper]

  • 14-07-2015: APNIC changes to the way IPv6 measurements are made. [Geoff Huston]

  • 10-07-2015: BT runs trial of IPv6 addressing system. [BBC News]

  • 08-07-2015: IPv6 at Swisscom. [ipSpace] [IPv6 Conference PDF]

  • 22-06-2015: IPv6 is here -- get used to it. [ipSpace]

  • 15-06-2015: An update on IPv6. [Geoff Huston]

  • 13-05-2015: We're running out of Internet. [Gizmodo] [Engadget]

  • 04-04-2015: IPv6 is 20 years old. [ipSpace]

  • 26-03-2015: MLD considered harmful. [ipSpace]

2014 News

2013 News

Useful Articles

2012 News

  • 12-11-2012: ISOC awards execs for 'extraordinary dedication to IPv6 deployment'. [IPv6 Act Now] [Network World]

  • 02-11-2012: Merit Network's darknet experiment. [IPv6 Act Now] [Merit] [RIPE Labs]

  • 25-10-2012: Preparing for IPv6 more important than ever. [IPv6 Act Now] [ITProPortal]

  • 15-10-2012: IPv6 first-hop security: ideal OpenFlow use case. [ipSpace]

  • 30-09-2012: US government paves the way to IPv6. [HardOCP] [ENP]

  • 28-09-2012: US government on track to miss its own IPv6 deadline. [The Register]

  • 25-09-2012: The impact of World IPv6 Launch. [IPv6 Act Now] [RIPE/Google]

  • 24-09-2012: Reaching the last /8. [IPv6 Act Now] [RIPE]

  • 21-09-2012: IPv4 address transfer markets are forming where we least expected. [Ars Technica]

  • 19-09-2012: ARIN enters phase two of the IPv4 countdown plan. [EtherealMind] [ARIN]

  • 18-09-2012: UK government is squatting on 1.67 million unused IPv4 addresses. [BoingBoing] [HMG e-petitions] [jgc.org]

  • 17-09-2012: State of IPv6 in data center gear. [ipSpace]

  • 17-09-2012: NZ MoH moves to new Internet IPv6 system. [Voxy]

  • 16-09-2012: IPocalypse: what's next for the 'End of the Internet'? [EtherealMind]

  • 14-09-2012: RIPE in Europe runs dry. [IPv4 Depletion] [RIPE] [Ars Technica] [Hexus] [The Register]

  • 07-09-2012: CTO, Comcast: we believe in convergencel; we believe in change. [IPv6 Act Now] [Telecoms]

  • 07-09-2012: Are you part of the 1%? [IPv6 Act Now] [InformationWeek]

  • 20-08-2012: How the Air Force is flying toward IPv6. [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 09-08-2012: Do you need IPSec to run IPv6? [ipSpace]

  • 02-08-2012: IPv6 on its way to conquer the world after World IPv6 Launch. [Ars Technica]

  • 16-07-2012: IPv4 addresses now driving hosting deals. [DC Knowledge]

  • 16-07-2012: Analyst-driven IPv6 deployment. [ipSpace]

  • 09-07-2012: Father of Australian Internet warns of address crunch. [Wired]

  • 19-06-2012: IPv6: still on the radar. [IPv6 Act Now] [ICANN Blog]

  • 19-06-2012: From IPv4 to IPv6: sustaining the growth of the Internet. [IPv6 Act Now] [ITProPortal]

  • 16-06-2012: Texas and the IPv6 map. [IPv4 Depletion Site] [txv6tf.org]

  • 08-06-2012: The Pirate Bay evades ISP blockade with IPv6, can do it 18 quintillion more times. [ExtremeTech]

  • 08-06-2012: IPv6: when do you really need to switch? [IPv6 Act Now] [ZDNet]

  • 06-06-2012: Ovum: the importance of IPv6. [Voxy]

  • 05-06-2012: Internet co-creator Vint Cerf welcomes IPv6 elbow room. [cNet] [Fix6] [DC Knowledge] [Ars Technica]

  • 05-06-2012: Nominum survey of world's leading ISPs shows nearly 60% plan to roll out IPv6 by end of 2012. [Fix6] [Nominum]

  • 04-06-2012: The security paradox of IPv6; shoring up the holes. [Forbes]

  • 31-05-2012: FBI: new Internet addresses could hinder police investigations. [cNet] [Gizmodo]

  • 21-05-2012: The future is forever: the state of IPv6 in the Apple world. [Ars Technica]

  • 11-05-2012: IPv6 -- it's not an option. [Evil Routers]

  • 03-05-2012: IPv6: Europe ahead in new address scheme. [BBC News]

  • 27-04-2012: Beware of IPv6 security goblins, IETF warns. [Ars Technica]

  • 24-04-2012: IPv6 now deployed across entire T-Mobile US network. [ExtremeTech]

  • 19-04-2012: Facebook enabling IPv6 access for developers next month. [WebProNews]

  • 14-03-2012: UK and US lagging on IPv6 adoption as Norway leads the way. [IPv6 Act Now]

  • 12-03-2012: IPv6 by the numbers. [IPv6 Act Now] [DaniWeb]

  • 12-03-2012: Networks announcing IPv6 -- one year later. [IPv6 Act Now] [CircleID]

  • 12-03-2012: IPv6 - the independent "man in the middle". [IPv6 Act Now] [Computer Weekly]

  • 01-03-2012: Anyone can get more IPv6 PI space -- buy more RAM? [ipSpace]

  • 20-02-2012: First IPv6 DDoS Internet attacks seen. [ZDNet] [ExtremeTech]

  • 20-02-2012: Broadcast industry must face up to IPv6 migration at last. [IPv6 Act Now] [ReThink]

  • 08-02-2012: Public-sector focus at government IPv6 event. [Voxy]

  • 29-01-2012: T-Mobile USA testing IPv6 on select devices -- here is what it all means (and yes, no more NAT). [Android Police]

  • 09-01-2012: ThinkBroadBand's year in review 2011 -- highlight includes IPv6. [IPv6 Act Now] [ThinkBroadBand]

  • 06-01-2012: IPv6 promotional push will shift gears at CES. [IPv6 Act Now] [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 02-01-2012: Looking back at 2011. [IPv4 Depletion]

World IPv6 Launch 2012

  • 19-06-2012: The impact of IPv6, and why it matters. [DC Knowledge] [World IPv6 Launch]

  • 07-06-2012: World IPv6 Launch: steps to IPv6. [Juniper]

  • 06-06-2012: IPv6 Launch: the day the Internet avoids disaster. [IPv6 Act Now] [Huffington Post]

  • 06-06-2012: Industry lights up IPv6 addresses. [IPv6 Act Now] [Telecoms]

  • 06-06-2012: Google, Facebook and Yahoo switch to IPv6 for World IPv6 Launch. [IPv6 Act Now] [v3]

  • 06-06-2012: Trillions of new net addresses now possible. [BBC News]

  • 06-06-2012: IPv6 lands today, do you copy? [Engadget]

  • 06-06-2012: IPv6 Day: only the biggest change to the Internet since its inception. [Time]

  • 06-06-2012: World IPv6 Launch Day. [HardOCP] [ThinkBroadband]

  • 06-06-2012: It's World IPv6 Launch Day: welcome to the wider web. [THG]

  • 06-06-2012: World IPv6 Launch Day: escaping the IPocalypse. [ExtremeTech]

  • 06-06-2012: New Internet has arrived -- now what? [WSJ ATD]

  • 06-06-2012: World IPv6 Launch Day is key for Internet of things. [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 06-06-2012: World IPv6 Launch: keeping the Internet growing. [Google]

  • 06-06-2012: IPv6 Task Force supports world launch. [Voxy]

  • 05-06-2012: Techies beg world to join the 1% on IPv6 launch day. [The Register]

  • 05-06-2012: The new Internet starts now. [Gizmodo]

  • 05-06-2012: World IPv6 Launch Day. [Juniper]

  • 04-06-2012: Internet industry gears up for World IPv6 Launch. [IPv6 Act Now] [TechWorld]

  • 04-06-2012: World IPv6 Launch: the Internet will permanently change on 6 June. [Fix6] [New Europe]

  • 04-06-2012: Roundup: enthusiasm builds for IPv6 Launch. [DC Knowledge]

  • 31-05-2012: FBI: new Internet addresses could hinder police investigations. [cNet]

  • 01-06-2012: IPv6 & IPv4 will co-exist for a long time. [ENP]

  • 01-06-2012: Rehearsals over, IPv6 goes prime time June 6. [Network World]

  • 03-06-2012: Three things to know about IPv6 as World IPv6 Day approaches. [ZDNet]

  • 04-06-2012: The security paradox of IPv6: shoring up the holes. [Forbes]

  • 29-03-2012: With World IPv6 Launch, IPv6 on by default will be the new normal. [IPv6 Act Now] [Ars Technica]

  • 24-01-2012: 2012 and IPv6 is coming to town. [IPv6 Act Now] [TRCB News]

  • 24-01-2012: IPv6 Launch Day countdown: 135 days and counting. [IPv6 Act Now] [BCW]

  • 24-01-2012: World IPv6 Launch Day set to aid net address switchover. [IPv6 Act Now] [BBC News]

  • 24-01-2012: Companies pledge support for World IPv6 Launch Day. [IPv6 Act Now] [Social Barrel]

  • 19-01-2012: World IPv6 Launch: this time it's for real. [Ars Technica]

  • 18-01-2012: 6th June 2012: IPv6 goes live. [Engadget]

  • 18-01-2012: Countdown to 6th June IPv6 transition begins at Google. [DailyTech]

  • 17-01-2012: World IPv6 Launch solidifies global support for new Internet protocol. [ISOC] [Google] [Geekzone] [Cisco] [BBC News]

2011 News

World IPv6 Day 2011

  • 19-07-2011: Six weeks after World IPv6 Day, what have we learned? [Ars Technica]

  • 08-07-2011: Yahoo: what we learned on IPv6 Day. [DC Knowledge]

  • 05-07-2011: IPv6 enabled networks before and after World IPv6 Day. [CircleID]

  • 11-06-2011: Week in tech: surfing the IPv6 Internet using in-flight WiFi. [Ars Technica]

  • 09-06-2011: World IPv6 Day a success, demonstrated global readiness for IPv6, says ISOC. [Fix6]

  • 09-06-2011: World IPv6 Day: conclusions. [InfoQ]

  • 09-06-2011: World IPv6 Day went mostly smoothly, with a few surprises. [Ars Technica]

  • 09-06-2011: World IPv6 Day fails to kill the Internet. [The Register]

  • 09-06-2011: IPv6 Day provides test-drive for Internet transition. [DC Knowledge]

  • 08-06-2011: So far, so good with World IPv6 Day. [ComputerWorld]

  • 08-06-2011: World IPv6 Day celebrated by Google, Facebook, Bing and others. [Hexus]

  • 08-06-2011: World IPv6 Day is finally here. [IPv4 Depletion Site]

  • 08-06-2011: Web giants promote new IPv6 internet address system. [BBC News]

  • 08-06-2011: World IPv6 Day and New Zealand. [Geekzone]

  • 07-06-2011: Can't reach your favourite site? IPv6 may be to blame. [ComputerWorld]

  • 07-06-2011: World IPv6 Day looms: what might break (and how to fix it). [Ars Technica]

  • 07-06-2011: World IPv6 Day: are you ready? [ExtremeTech]

  • 06-06-2011: Facebook and World IPv6 Day. [Fix6] [Facebook]

  • 06-06-2011: World IPv6 Day begins 24 hours from now. Websites, start your engines. [Google Blog]

  • 06-06-2011: World IPv6 Day signals time to modernize the Internet. [IPv6 Act Now] [eWeek]

  • 04-06-2011: What your business can expect on World IPv6 Day. [IPv6 Act Now] [PCWorld] [IT World]

  • 31-05-2011: IPv6 Day: will users feel the stress of worldwide tests? [IPv6 Act Now] [GCN]

  • 04-05-2011: June 8th: the day your phone won't stop ringing. [IOS Hints]

  • 02-05-2011: World IPv6 Day update. [Fix6]

  • 02-05-2011: NTT Communications Group to join World IPv6 Day. [Fix6] [Sun Herald] [Digital Journal] [IT News]

  • 02-05-2011: Xbox.com to participate in World IPv6 Day. [Fix6] [This is Xbox]

  • 15-03-2011: World IPv6 Day will provide a chance to test how well Internet-based apps will transition to IPv6. [IPv6 Act Now] [Continuity Central]

  • 07-03-2011: World IPv6 Day -- list of participants. [IPv6 Act Now] [Internet Society] [Fix6]

  • 08-02-2011: World IPv6 Day: update. [Fix6] [IPv6 Act Now] [Fix6] [Fix6] [Fix6] [Fix6] [Fix6]

  • 07-02-2011: World IPv6 Day: Bing joins forces. [Fix6] [Bing]

  • 03-02-2011: Juniper actively participating in World IPv6 Day. [Juniper]

  • 03-02-2011: World IPv6 Day: Bing taking decisions to the next generation of the Internet. [IPv6 Act Now] [Bing]

  • 02-02-2011: Juniper Networks to participate in World IPv6 Day. [Fix6] [Juniper]

  • 02-02-2011: Tech giants to enable IPv6 on "World IPv6 Day" in June. [Ars Technica]

  • 24-01-2011: Cisco and Verizon enlist in 24-hour IPv6 trial. [Network World] [Fix6] [IPv6 Act Now]

  • 12-01-2011: World IPv6 Day. [Google] [ISOC] [Network World]

2010 News

  • 25-12-2010: IPv4 - IPv6 migration: what should you do? [Computing]

  • 20-12-2010: US military strong-arming IT industry on IPv6. [Network World]

  • 28-09-2010: Cisco eats its own IPv6 dog food. [Network World]

  • 20-12-2010: IPv6 deployment in 2010: how far along are we? [BGPmon]

  • 14-12-2010: IPv6: rumours are more accurate than predictions. [Fix6]

  • 10-12-2010: Name you need to know: IPv6. [Forbes]

  • 10-12-2010: How much IPv6 address space should a residential customer get? [IOS Hints]

  • 02-12-2010: Small-site multihoming in IPv6: mission impossible? [IOS Hints]

  • 01-12-2010: 97% of Internet now filled up. [The Register] [Ars Technica]

  • 29-11-2010: Why DNS blacklists don't work for IPv6 networks. [Fix6]

  • 25-11-2010: Scheduling the IPocalypse. [Etherealmind]

  • 01-12-2010: Requirements for IPv6 in ICT equipment. [IOS Hints]

  • 24-11-2010: IPv6 and transitional myths. [Fix6] [CircleID]

  • 08-11-2010: IPv6 addressing: how wrong can you get it? [IOS Hints]

  • 29-10-2010: DHCPv6 relaying: another trouble spot? [IOS Hints]

  • 28-10-2010: Q&A with ARIN's John Curran on the IPv6 transition. [DC Knowledge]

  • 27-10-2010: DHCPv6 over PPPoE: total disaster. [IOS Hints]

  • 26-10-2010: IPv6 for mobile networks: time to act now! [Fix6]

  • 22-10-2010: Why IPv6? Vint Cerf keeps blaming himself. [Network World]

  • 18-10-2010: Remaining IPv4 address space drops below 5%. [IPv6 Act Now] [Fix6]

  • 14-10-2010: IPv4 exhaustion -- what about Class E addresses? [PacketLife]

  • 13-10-2010: IPv6 momentum? [Fix6]

  • 13-10-2010: IPv6 and the fear of brokenness. [Fix6]

  • 12-10-2010: Ready or not, here's IPv6. [eWeek]

  • 12-10-2010: Graph shows decline of IPv4 has been mostly linear. [Fix6] [RIPE Labs]

  • 11-10-2010: InternetNZ says businesses not aware of IPv6. [Geekzone] [InternetNZ]

  • ipv6_survey_2010.pdf

  • 07-10-2010: Will I lose customers if I enable IPv6 on my web site? [Network World]

  • 30-09-2010: There is no plan B: why the IPv4-to-IPv6 transition will be ugly. [Ars Technica]

  • 29-09-2010: Migrating services to IPv6. [