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Remaining IPv6 hurdles (Was: Programmers...)



On 2012-12-01 00:00, Dobbins, Roland wrote:
> 
> On Nov 29, 2012, at 12:27 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> 
>> 60% of the world's population still isn't on the internet and I
>> expect a significant fraction of that will be coming on in the next
>> 2-4 years.
> 
> I live and work in a part of the world which contains a sizable
> subset of that 60% - i.e., Asia.
> 
> I see just about zero IPv6 awareness, much less deployment, except
> peripherally in Japan and, to an even lesser degree, the RoK.

Japan and South Korea are doing quite well indeed and China has CERNET
of course which is doing mostly IPv6.

There are some ISPs in various other Asian countries doing IPv6, but I
guess indeed that they don't push that much traffic, but counting that
is hard to tell anyway.

> I see so many other challenges facing so many IPv4 networks in this
> region that it's inconceivable that they would be deploying IPv6
> within the next 2-4 years, or even the foreseeable future.

Can you divulge some of these hurdles? Would be interesting to know what
they are running into.

Greets,
 Jeroen