[arin-discuss] Anyone play with IPv6 on the RV4000?

Smales, Robert Robert.Smales at cw.com
Tue Jun 3 05:50:00 EDT 2008

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> michael.dillon at bt.com
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> Subject: Re: [arin-discuss] Anyone play with IPv6 on the RV4000?
> > If the switch requires mass consumer education, the answer is 
> > relatively simple but NOT easy... plan on incorporating IPv6 
> > as a requirement for the 'next generation' service (wideband, 
> > wireless, whatever). 
> This is what happened during the digital TV transition in the UK.
> BBC has two channels on analog and 8 on digital. ITV has one
> on analog and three on digital. Basically you get 5 analog channels
> (it's a small country) but digital gives you over 30. This was enough
> to motivate a lot of people to go out and buy a digital box once 
> the digital pay-TV experiment went bankrupt some 5 or 6 years ago.
To make this analogy work, someone would have to come up with IPv6-only websites which were sufficiently attractive to make people demand IPv6 (I switched from analog cable to digital because the second series of the West Wing was available on a digital-only channel) - are the porn sites going to take a lead on this?


Robert Smales                                                
IP Provide Engineer
Cable&Wireless Europe, Asia & US

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