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[AfriNIC-rpd] IPV6 Adoption

McTim dogwallah at
Thu Mar 27 07:47:05 UTC 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 9:46 AM, Badru Ntege <ntegeb at> wrote:
  However if as planned the
>  infrastructure growth stimulates the expected economic activity we will see
>  demand for Ip resources escalate in the short time we might be able to have
>  the resources in the region but the question is how long and thus for future
>  sustainability are we ready for V6 transition ?
>  On this I would like to pose a few questions again
>  1) Are you currently running IPv6 in either test or production mode

I have 2 different v6 tunnels occasionally running at my house, but
this hardly counts in the grand scheme of things ;-)

>  2) Are you aware of any Network operators on the continent with either
>  published or internal V6 plans

yes, from this list, it's clear that there are a few in SA (TENET I
think and .za and .ke  ccTLDs).

Tunisia (Tunisian Internet Agency, the national gateway/sole
provider?) has had a v6 production network for ~4 or 5 years IIRC.

>  3) Are you aware of any government supported initiatives around the V6
>  adoption

Besides Tunisia, no.

>  4) If you are not doing anything now is the reason due to lack of awareness
>  or is it a deliberate action to sit and wait

For many I speak to, it's about lack of compelling need to start deployment.

>  5) Any suggestions on what we should be doing as a community ??

Keep up/increase the training courses/capacity building.


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