Internode to Offer Consumers IPv6 This Year

Offering production IPv6 services to consumers makes this a first by a large ISP.

By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Posted Apr 2, 2010
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Internode and other telcos already offer business customers connecting by Ethernet and metro fiber an IPv6 dual stack service, but according to this Network World story, the move to provide consumer offerings would be a first by a large ISP in Australia.

"Internode has been somewhat of a loner in the IPv6 space, with many other ISPs telling Computerworld last year they have no intention of running IPv6 trials in the short term.

"However, Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) chief scientist, Geoff Huston, said the accelerating decline of IPv4 address space could end up increasing the cost of Internet access unless the industry speeds up the migration to IPv6 in the near future."

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