Search RPD Archives
[rpd] Statistics on IPV4 allocation in Africa as of 2016
mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Sun Jun 19 09:06:03 UTC 2016
On 18/Jun/16 16:33, Willy MANGA wrote:
> This is where I think conscious customers, end-users and government
> regulators can enter the game and push pressure to operators.
> The regulators can enforce the rule of buying IPv6 compliant equipment
> for instance ...
I would support regulator involvement in a country's IPv6 adoption. I've
seen this work fairly well in Malaysia, where the MCMC (their regulator)
took on a lot of initiative to support IPv6 adoption. However, they did
in a way that did not trample on the operators' business, but rather,
encouraged them to deploy. While Malaysia have come a long way re: IPv6
deployment, a lot more still needs to be done.
My point is it's not easy, and Africa being more than just one country,
co-ordinating this is going to be difficult across the board, meaning
that any objectives that hinge on this could be non-uniform.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 801 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
More information about the RPD