Archive | June, 2011

New Zealand Service Provider Survey

The New Zealand IPv6 Task Force has been surveying New Zealand service providers, with ISPs and carriers asked about their preparations around the IPv6 addressing scheme. This benchmarking survey is a work-in-progress but preliminary results indicate positive trends around awareness and planning and creation of testing environments. 98 percent of respondents, for instance, have IPv6 […]

Broadband Forum and IPv6 Forum Work Together to Accelerate Global Activation of IPv6

In a statement earlier this month the Broadband Forum and the IPv6 Forum announced their cooperative effort to empower the successful adoption of IPv6 in broadband deployments worldwide. This effort will “[create] the ecosystem that will ensure the continued success of the Internet as new applications and user expectations grow beyond the bounds of the […]

New Zealand IPv6 Task Force supports World IPv6 Day

The New Zealand IPv6 Task Force put its weight behind World IPv6 Day in June, engaging in several promotional activities to help spread the IPv6 adoption message locally. World IPv6 Day was a global event sponsored and organised by the international Internet Society (ISOC) and supported by numerous large content providers.  The intent of the […]

.nz namespace experiences increase in IPv6 traffic

On World IPv6 Day there was a significant increase in the amount of IPv6 traffic traversing the .nz namespace. The graphs below show the number of DNS queries received by IPv6 in and during the past week. Around noon on June 8 there was an increase in the traffic using IPv6 in both […]

NZ IPv6 Task Force backs World IPv6 Day

The New Zealand IPv6 Task Force fully supported World IPv6 Day, registering with ISOC as a “participating organisation” World IPv6 Day, also known as “Test Drive Day”, was an event sponsored and organised by the Internet Society (ISOC) and several large content providers to test public IPv6 deployment. World IPv6 Day ran over 24 hours, […]