[ppml] Any backbones that do route IPv6?

Mentzer, Sean Sean.Mentzer at tamerica.com
Thu Jan 9 17:10:10 EST 2003

It may be different now, but at least initially, the Qwest IPv6 network was seperate from the IPv4 network, so there was no native IPv6 service available to customers.  All customer ipv6 traffic was tunneled across ipv4 to the seperate network.  Could have changed by now, but I didn't think so.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Kessens [mailto:david at iprg.nokia.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2003 3:01 PM
> To: Mury
> Cc: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [ppml] Any backbones that do route IPv6?
> Mury,
> On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 02:35:31PM -0600, Mury wrote:
> > 
> > There was some speculation that backbones were or were not 
> routing IPv6.
> > I've checked with Genuity and Qwest and both have told me 
> they have no
> > plans to support the routing of IPv6.
> You probably checked with the wrong people. I have a native ipv6
> peering with Qwest at the PAIX. They might not have it deployed across
> their backbone, but it is certainly possible to get ipv6 service from
> them today.
> David K.
> ---

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