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[AfriNIC-rpd] IPv6 Webinar for African Operators July 9th 2012, 13:00 (UTC)

Babusha Radhakissoon babusha at
Tue Jul 3 14:31:28 UTC 2012

*IPv6 Webinar for African Operators - July 9^th 2012, 13:00 (UTC)*

*Save the date*
Following the successful and permanent launch of IPv6 in several
networks on the 6^th of June 2012, statistics collected from several
points on the Internet show that IPv6 traffic is now available. Several
websites including, among several others now
offer their sites on IPv6. This webinar is aimed at highlighting the
success of the IPv6 launch and the statistics recorded.
This will be the fourth IPv6 Webinar. The IPv6 webinars are aimed at
informing and educating people about IPv6 in Africa.

Monday, 9^th July 2012, 13:00 (UTC). However, participants are advised
to log in half an hour earlier in order to ensure that their connection
works properly.

*Who should attend?*
This webinar targets mainly operators and other stakeholders interested
in IPv6 deployment in the African region.

*How to attend*?
Meeting participants can join the meeting through one of two means:

Register for the Webinar here
order to receive the meeting password. Ensure you enter a valid email
address when registering, as that will be used to send the meeting

Phone dial-in option is also available. Details will be included in the
registration email.

*Test your Webex in Advance*

We advise participants to test their ability to connect to the meeting
platform, by logging on here
on Friday, 6^th July 2012, from 12:30 to 3:30 UTC. On this date, Webex
will be made available for test purpose only. For example, two people
can connect to see whether they can hear each other.

Also, choose "Call using this computer" when prompted after logging into
the session on the 9^th of July. Kindly mute your microphone as you
enter the session.

*How to reach us?*

For technical support or other comments please contact
IPv6webinar at <mailto:IPv6webinar at>or Twitter
@ipv6webinar. You can also follow the online discussions using the
twitter hashtag #ipv6webinar.

*Meeting duration*

The meeting will be 90 minutes long, divided into two segments of 45
minutes each.


Open discussion

*Meeting agenda*

Welcome and Introductions -- Hisham Ibrahim (AFRINIC)

IPv6 Launch statistics -- Phil Robers (ISOC)

IPv6 Launch statistics -- Christian Jacquenet (Orange, France)

IPv6 migration case study -- from Nairobi, Kenya

* *


 *_Internet Society_*?

The Internet Society is the world's trusted independent source of
leadership for Internet policy, technology standards, and future
development. Based on its principled vision and substantial
technological foundation, the Internet Society works with its members
and Chapters around the world to promote the continued evolution and
growth of the open Internet through dialog among companies, governments,
and other organizations around the world.


AFRINIC serves the African community by providing professional and
efficient management of Internet Number Resources, supporting Internet
technology usage and development, and promoting a participatory and
multi-stakeholder approach to Internet self governance. AFRINIC is a
non-governmental, not-for-profit, membership based organization based in
Mauritius. Trainings and capacity building are a central part of
AFRINIC's activities and our objective is to build competence within our
region in IPv6 implementation and associated technologies required to
use our resources effectively and to increase awareness within the
service region on how Internet is governed and the roles organisations
have in this environment.

*_France Telecom_*__

France Telecom-Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications
operators with 172,000 employees worldwide, including 105,000 employees
in France, and sales of 45.3 billion euros in 2011. Present in 35
countries, the Group had a customer base of 226 million customers at 31
December 2011, including 147 million customers under the Orange brand,
the Group's single brand for Internet, television and mobile services in
the majority of countries where the company operates. At 31 December
2011, the Group had 167 million mobile customers and 14 million
broadband internet (ADSL, fibre) customers worldwide. Orange is one of
the main European operators for mobile and broadband internet services
and, under the brand Orange Business Services, is one of the world
leaders in providing telecommunication services to multinational companies.


The AFRINIC IPv6 Program       
Join us at AFRINIC-17 for our Public Policy Meeting in Khartoum, Sudan, on 24 -- 30 November 2012

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