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[arin-ppml] The non-deployment of IPv6

Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> Matthew Kaufman wrote:
>
>>
>> Fortunately there's no need for IPv6 experimenters the way there was 
>> a need with IPv4, as there's a big established ISP industry rolling 
>> it out and they'll handle all of that this time around. Which 
>> probably explains why my transit provider(s) don't offer it yet.
>>
>
> Have you asked them about IPv6?  More importantly, have you asked them
> to ask THEIR upstream providers about native IPv6 since they probably 
> have given you the (likely valid) excuse that none of their upstreams 
> supply it yet, so they can't offer it.
Yes, at least the last time I talked to each (Abovenet, who was my 
upstream until I sold that ISP a few weeks ago and Cogent, who really 
wanted to be an upstream) they couldn't supply it.

Matthew Kaufman