[arin-ppml] The non-deployment of IPv6

I have IPv6 though Verizon Business. If you need some contacts, let me

Note that they use GRE tunnels, and they're using some sort of broken
juniper gear with MTU issues.


-----Original Message-----
From: arin-ppml-bounces at [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at] On
Behalf Of Seth Mattinen
Sent: Wednesday, December 09, 2009 12:48 AM
To: arin ppml
Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] The non-deployment of IPv6

Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> I think that we all really ought to agree that 2010 is the year
> that ISP's stop accepting the "I can't" excuse from their upstreams
> they ask about IPv6 and insist on being told the real truth on why
> the upstream isn't doing it.  A transit AS would have to have an
> extremely gnarly backbone that actually "couldn't" run it.  I mean,
> stuff that you fish out of the Dumpsters behind the better ISP's can
> IPv6 now.

Believe me, I tried really, really hard with Verizon. When I turned down
my SAVVIS circuit for other reasons, I mentioned that native IPv6 could
have persuaded me to keep it anyway. I keep checking with Sprint from
time to time (hi, Wes) to see if/when I can convert my tunnel to native.

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