NRO Comments on Allocation of /22 of IPv6 space to RIPE NCC

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Communication from Alan Barrett, NRO EC Chair to Kim Davies, VP, IANA Services, ICANN; President, PTI Date: 13 March 2019 at 11:41:54 +0900 — Dear Kim, (cc: IANA Numbering Services Review Committee) Thank you for consulting the NRO EC about allocation of IPv6 block 2001:3c00::/22 to the RIPE NCC. Although the current global policy for IPv6 allocation to RIRs specifies… Read More

IPv6 and IPv4

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There are two versions of Internet Protocol (IP)  in use: IP version 4 (IPv4) and IP version 6 (IPv6). IPv4 IPv4 was the first version to be widely used, and still accounts for most of today’s Internet traffic. The total size of the IPv4 address pool will not support the growing numbers of Internet devices and available supplies have run… Read More

History of IPv6 Distribution

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During the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process, the Director of the ITU-TSB published a memorandum, “ITU and Internet Governance” for public comment. A proposal to create a new IPv6 address space distribution process, based solely on national authorities, was included in this memorandum. As this proposal could have a serious impact on Internet operators and the global Internet community, the NRO issued… Read More

RIPE NCC Launches Global IPv6 Survey 2018

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The RIPE NCC has launched the 2018 Global IPv6 Survey. The aim of the survey is to compile an overview of IPv6 deployment around the world and assess how this is seen from the perspective of ISPs and Enterprise users. The 2018 survey is a follow-up to similar surveys run between 2008 and 2013 and will serve as a comparison… Read More

NRO Brochure: IPv6 Around the World

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The NRO has published the 2017 version of its information brochure, IPv6 Around the World, which documents the spread of IPv6 deployment.  

Happy 5th World IPv6 Launch Anniversary

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The Number Resource Organization (NRO) would like to wish the global Internet community a very happy 5th World IPv6 Launch Anniversary on the behalf of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). We hope you enjoy our short video recounting IPv6 deployment progress around the world, and invite you to join us in the continuing efforts to make IPv6 the new… Read More

Contribute to IGF 2016 IPv6 Best Practice Forum

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The Number Resource Organization is a supporter of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) IPv6 Best Practices Forum (BPF IPv6), which will present again this year during IGF 2016. We encourage organizations with IPv6 experience to contribute to this valuable community effort. This year’s BPF focuses on the commercial and economic aspects of IPv6 adoption: cost and return on investments and… Read More

Susan Chalmers to Lead Efforts on IPv6 Best Practices Forum

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The five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) have jointly engaged Susan Chalmers to lead efforts around a Best Practices Forum (BPF) that will examine “Creating an Enabling Environment for IPv6 Adoption” for the upcoming Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Joao Pessoa, Brazil in November. Susan was appointed to the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) in May 2013 and will be working… Read More

Creating an Enabling Environment for IPv6 Adoption Survey

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As part of 2015 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) activities, the Best Practice Forum (BPF) for IPv6 has launched a global survey to collect examples of “Best Practices” to help to create an environment for the adoption of IPv6 and are seeking community input. The objective of the BPF for IPv6 is to collect the experiences and practices from different stakeholders… Read More

Global IPv6 Deployment Monitoring Surveys

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From 2010 to 2013, the NRO worked closely with TNO and GNKS Consult to carry out an annual survey on IPv6 deployment. Following from earlier region-specific surveys carried out by ARIN/CAIDA, APNIC, the RIPE NCC and the European Commission, the survey results helped provide a better understanding of IPv6 deployment during this time, and the challenges that still needed to… Read More