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Topic # 138812 17-Jan-2014 12:25 Send private message

Hello,

Can anyone give me an update as to when IPv6 will be available for Vodafone customers? I am a cable user and would like to start using it.


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  Reply # 968824 17-Jan-2014 12:32 Send private message

I think its already active. When I was staying with my Dad in Kapiti who is on Vodafone/Telstra cable I installed my old WNR3500L for him and it immediately started working. The routing sucked though as no peering in NZ for IPv6 to Orcon or Unleash at least. I don't think it was native.





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  Reply # 968894 17-Jan-2014 14:02 Send private message

I don't think it's working yet...




 

 



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  Reply # 968910 17-Jan-2014 14:14 Send private message

freitasm: I don't think it's working yet...


What kind of router are you using? From memory it was 6to4 but super impressed it was being automatically setup on that router...





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  Reply # 968934 17-Jan-2014 14:43 Send private message

I am using an AudioCodes MP264 and yes it supports IPv6. I do see DNS resolution but since I am on the cable network I wonder if the transparent proxy doesn't end up just retrieving IPv4 instead.






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  Reply # 975612 28-Jan-2014 10:02 Send private message

Is anyone from Voda able to give us an update on this?

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  Reply # 975619 28-Jan-2014 10:12 Send private message

ghettomaster: Is anyone from Voda able to give us an update on this?


Nope or official coms would of gone out

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  Reply # 975622 28-Jan-2014 10:16 2 people support this post Send private message

I think the community probably expected an update on the lines of "yes we are working on it | no we are not working on it | sometime soon we will need testers" not a "wait for the press release, if ever".






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  Reply # 975771 28-Jan-2014 12:31 Send private message

I get an IPv6 address with my VDSL then my WiFi seems to run at 20Mbp/s max throughput.





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  Reply # 975795 28-Jan-2014 12:51 Send private message

johnr:
ghettomaster: Is anyone from Voda able to give us an update on this?


Nope or official coms would of gone out


This is not a marketing exersize. IPV6 support doesn't need to be hidden from the competition until release day. It is kind of like switching off the analog television network. Each telco will obviously be working towards IPV6 support.

I would have thought the IPV6 support roadmap from Vodafone would have been able to be publicly released John?

/conspiracy theory/ Unless there is no roadmap..../

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  Reply # 975861 28-Jan-2014 13:40 Send private message

hairy1:
johnr:
ghettomaster: Is anyone from Voda able to give us an update on this?


Nope or official coms would of gone out


This is not a marketing exersize. IPV6 support doesn't need to be hidden from the competition until release day. It is kind of like switching off the analog television network. Each telco will obviously be working towards IPV6 support.

I would have thought the IPV6 support roadmap from Vodafone would have been able to be publicly released John?

/conspiracy theory/ Unless there is no roadmap..../

Cheers, Matt. 


One day we will need it so i think its going to be there soon if not all Telstra stuff would have been merged by then and maybe not need to develop it there. I dont know myself if there are any plans for Telstra IPv6.

* There are no official plans at this stage.





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  Reply # 976982 30-Jan-2014 00:12 Send private message

Listen to NZ Tech podcast #166 Tony Baird speaks about IPV6 coming up

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  Reply # 977182 30-Jan-2014 10:58 Send private message

A very breif comment about IPv6 on that podcast. No real details other than it's being worked on. Interesting podcast none the less though, more focused on 4G/5G and improving Vodafone's cell infrastructure.

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Reply # 977233 30-Jan-2014 11:26 Send private message

Noodles: A very breif comment about IPv6 on that podcast. No real details other than it's being worked on. Interesting podcast none the less though, more focused on 4G/5G and improving Vodafone's cell infrastructure.


Being worked on is all you need to know at the moment :)

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