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[AfriNIC-rpd] IPV6 Adoption
ntegeb at one2net.co.ug
Thu Mar 27 09:49:46 UTC 2008
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 9:46 AM, Badru Ntege <ntegeb at one2net.co.ug>
> 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
> > 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.
URL from mark gives good info on this however i wonder whether these are
internal or they actually have active clients using V6.
> > 3) Are you aware of any government supported initiatives around the
> > adoption
> Besides Tunisia, no.
> > 4) If you are not doing anything now is the reason due to lack of
> > or is it a deliberate action to sit and wait
> For many I speak to, it's about lack of compelling need to start
Good point however would could one think it is a head in the sand syndrome
or due to lack of proper information to make that judgement ??
> > 5) Any suggestions on what we should be doing as a community ??
> Keep up/increase the training courses/capacity building.
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