World IPv6 Launch

IPv6 in Mobile Networks in CircleID’s Top 10 Topics of 2016

We are proud to see IPv6, World IPv6 Launch, and our colleague Mat Ford in CircleID’s Top 10 Posts of 2016. The article “IPv6 Now Dominant Protocol for Traffic Among Major US Mobile Providers” from August 2016 ranked #1 on the site with over 16,000 views. As you can see in the graph above, IPv6 Read more…


January 19th, 2017 by | Posted in IPv6, News, Statistics, World IPv6 Launch | No Comments

World IPv6 Launch: Four Years On…

World IPv6 Launch logo

Four years ago today – 6 June 2012 – was World IPv6 Launch that aimed to fundamentally change the Internet by making the IPv6 the new norm for service providers, device manufacturers and of course users. And the past year has seen some very strong growth in IPv6 with a number of major ISPs deploying it, others Read more…


Swisscom Doubles IPv6 Deployment – Verizon Wireless Hits 70% IPv6

Swisscom IPv6 statistics

Some great news for IPv6 advocates in the latest August 2015 World IPv6 Launch measurements. As our colleague Mat Ford writes, Swisscom doubled their deployment over the past few months to near 40%! Meanwhile, Verizon Wireless continues its steady climb to where the sites measuring activity are now seeing 70% IPv6 deployment from Verizon’s network: Read more…


August 31st, 2015 by | Posted in IPv6, Statistics, World IPv6 Launch | Tags: , | No Comments

Celebrating The 3rd “Launchiversary” Of World IPv6 Launch

World IPv6 Launch logo

Three years ago today, on June 6, 2012, the Internet fundamentally changed as IPv6 became “the new normal” for thousands of websites, hundreds of Internet service providers, many device manufacturers and in so many other systems and services.  This was all part of “World IPv6 Launch” where all those participants came together to permanently enable Read more…


June 6th, 2015 by | Posted in IPv6, World IPv6 Launch | Tags: , | No Comments

Verizon Wireless Nears 70% IPv6, AT&T Crosses 50%, More…

Verizon Wireless IPv6 measurements

The latest World IPv6 Launch measurements are out for May 15 and as my colleague Mat Ford explains in a blog post, there’s a lot of great momentum happening! My attention was drawn to the fact that Verizon Wireless is at 69.1%… at their current rate they should cross over 70% by next month: As Read more…


May 19th, 2015 by | Posted in IPv6, Statistics, World IPv6 Launch | Tags: , | 4 Comments

T-Mobile USA Crosses 50% IPv6 Deployment, Verizon Wireless 65%, AT&T 38%

T-Mobile USA IPv6 deployment

Great news for IPv6 deployment! Our colleague Mat Ford just wrote about the February 2015 World IPv6 Launch measurements and noted that T-Mobile USA crossed over the 50% IPv6 deployment mark! They join fellow North American wireless carrier Verizon Wireless who has been in the “over 50% IPv6” club for a while now and this Read more…


February 24th, 2015 by | Posted in IPv6, World IPv6 Launch | Tags: , | 1 Comment

Finland Planning “National IPv6 Launch Day” On 9 June 2015

Finland National IPv6 Launch Day

The folks in Finland are planning a “National IPv6 Launch Day” for 9 June 2015. Patterned after 2012’s World IPv6 Launch but targeted at service providers and content providers in Finland, they are seeking participants (and already have a number of both broadband service providers and content companies) at their site: https://www.viestintavirasto.fi/en/ipv6now/index.html Given that Google’s IPv6 statistics Read more…


December 10th, 2014 by | Posted in IPv6, World IPv6 Launch | Tags: , | 1 Comment

2 Years After World IPv6 Launch: Are We There Yet? – Video/Slides from ION Belfast

ION Belfast Logo

This week and next we’ll be highlighting sessions from ION Belfast on 9 September 2014. At ION Belfast, Nathalie Kunneke-Trenaman from RIPE NCC presented a session entitled, “Two Years After World IPv6 Launch: Are We There Yet?” From the session abstract: June 2014 marked the 2nd anniversary of World IPv6 Launch, when thousands of Internet Service Read more…


November 24th, 2014 by | Posted in Events, ION, IPv6, Videos, World IPv6 Launch | Tags: | No Comments

LinkedIn Joins The World IPv6 Launch Measurements Project

We were very pleased to read that LinkedIn is joining the WorldIPv6 Launch measurements effort and providing data about what it is seeing in the way of IPv6 deployment among the many visitors coming to LinkedIn’s sites.  In that post to the World IPv6 Launch blog, our colleague Mat Ford also pointed that the November Read more…


November 21st, 2014 by | Posted in IPv6, Statistics, World IPv6 Launch | Tags: , | No Comments

T-Mobile USA Hits 43% IPv6, Verizon Wireless at 59%, AT&T at 25% in Oct 2014 Measurements

T-Mobile USA

More great IPv6 news this month with the October 2014 World IPv6 Launch measurements.  As our colleague Mat Ford notes, T-Mobile USA entered the “top 10” networks this month and has grown from 5% to 43% IPv6 within the last 12 months!  Congrats to the whole team there at T-Mobile USA! Verizon Wireless’ relentless increase Read more…


October 23rd, 2014 by | Posted in IPv6, World IPv6 Launch | Tags: , | 4 Comments