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Form IPv6 day to IPv6 launch and how it is different

Based on a lecture at #ripe64

8th June 2011 is the kick-off date, leading content providers will turn on IPv6 and keep it on.

IPv6 day broke the chicken and egg problem, and it provided a target date for some of the deployments.

Practically no problems happened, which is terrific, but overall traffic was low.

IPv6 Launch

6th June 2012: IPv6 will become part of regular business on by default.

This time, access networks will also be involved. (

New subscribers get IPv6 by default after 6.6. 2012.

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