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nasimson
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nasimson,
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9/29/2015 | 9:18:23 AM
Re: v4 vs. v6
@wanlord: The incident you shared is a sad reality. I don't expect from Telcos any better, barring a few. If you can't share which company it was; can you share which company was it?
nasimson
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nasimson,
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9/29/2015 | 9:12:40 AM
South Korea? Slow?
Really surprised to learn that South Korea is slow in adoption of IPV6. It's a pretty advanced market in all things tech. Maybe it's because of the small population that they don't need scale ipv6 offers. South Korea and slow in one sentence is rare.
wanlord
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wanlord,
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9/28/2015 | 2:32:14 PM
v4 vs. v6
Glad to see telco coming around, albiet slowly. I recall a telco network exec venting at some engineers a few years ago about why IPv6 was so challenging. He yelled "how hard can this be since with IPv4 it's 4 octets, and with IPv6 you just go to 6 octets"....
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9/27/2015 | 2:43:10 PM
CGNAT ubiquity in Mobile makes the transition to IPv6 more compelling
CGNATs are ubiquitous in mobile. IPv4 was already being heavily rationed before Internet data service started grow significantly. The CGNATs are an extra expense, impair the service and prevent users doing things like port forwarding that they can probably still do on their residential broadband where CGNAT is much less prevalent.

Therefore mobile networks are very suitable for transition to IPv6. Replacing the private IPv4 addresses with IPv6 allows traffic from IPv6 content to bypass the CGNAT. It also means new IPv6-only services (e.g. VoLTE) do not have to replicate the network federations needed to avoid overlapping RFC1918 address space.
cnwedit
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cnwedit,
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9/25/2015 | 6:18:23 PM
NATS are nasty things
Good to see real-world examples of why Carrier-Grade NATS aren't a carrier-grade solution. 

It's something we were talking and writing about three to four years ago, but then it was mostly a theoretical discussion. 


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