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[AfriNIC-rpd] IPV6 Adoption
mje at posix.co.za
Thu Mar 27 07:35:51 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 09:46 +0300, Badru Ntege wrote:
> On a secondary note I'm curious on how many operational IPv6 networks we
> have on the continent. When you look around the continent there are a
> number of government and Private backed broadband projects which will spur
> demand for existing V4 allocations. 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
Perhaps first look at..
> 1) Are you currently running IPv6 in either test or production mode
> 2) Are you aware of any Network operators on the continent with either
> published or internal V6 plans
See the link above
> 3) Are you aware of any government supported initiatives around the V6
> 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
> 5) Any suggestions on what we should be doing as a community ??
> If anyone can add to or modify the questions above please do so
I'm not sure that AfriNIC's reply to why /48's are not properly
propagated is quite enough - See:
The Report is OK in itself - but what about trying to 'fix' the problem.
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