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Topic # 107734 18-Aug-2012 09:13 Send private message

Is IPV6 standard on UFB fibre to home installs?

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  Reply # 673942 18-Aug-2012 09:21 Send private message

The ONT is not a Layer 3 device and is not providing IPv4 or IPv6 to the home.  Service Providers could decide to offer IPv6 without impact to the underlying GPON system.




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  Reply # 674432 20-Aug-2012 09:11 Send private message

I have IPv6 working on my home UFB install - there is no real difference to DSL when it gets to the ISP's network - you will probably find that if your ISP can give you v6 now - you can probably get v6 on your UFB connection.

As long as the RGW supports v6 that is.

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  Reply # 674445 20-Aug-2012 09:32 Send private message

UFB can support it as can most modern DSL (EUBA), VDSL and other services. UFB (and DSL) are layer 2 services whereas IPv6 is layer 3.





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