IP transit provider Hurricane Electric has established a fifth point of presence in New York City at Telx's 111 8 th Ave. data center. The new PoP will give Telx customers at that location a number of IPv6 and IPv4 connectivity options that reduce latency and router hops across global IP networks.
Incognito software said Ohio cable operator Buckeye Cablesystem is using a new version of its Broadband Command Center software to upgrade its platform to the IPv6 protocol.
Japanese telecommunications equipment vendor OKI Electric Industry said it successfully distributed 4K (ultra high definition) content from Japan to Singapore and the Philippines using IPv6 via "state-of-the-art IPTV technologies." The trial also showed the viability of IPv6 because it has not been widely adopted in either market, the vendor said.
The Home Gateway Initiative on Tuesday published an updated QoS specification that incorporates support for IPv6 on home gateway devices.
Hurricane Electric on Thursday opened up two new Points of Presence (PoPs) in Milano, Italy and Vienna, Austria as part of its ongoing European network expansion effort.
The SIP Forum on Wednesday launched a SIP over IPv6 Task Group to help address deployment and interoperability issues that all members of the telecom and IT industry face in migrating to SIP over IPv6.
AT&T has taken another step in its 6rd-based IPv4 to IPv6 transition by naming Cisco as its vendor partner of choice.
The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) is providing customer premise equipment (CPE) manufacturers a common testing facility for both TR-069 and the IPv6 Forum's Ready Logo with their new Home Networking Consortium.
How much traffic did IPv6-enabled public facing networks see on June 6, World IPv6 Launch? How did that compare to last year's IPv6 Day? And now that so many providers have committed to keeping their forward-facing v6 sites turned up permanently, how much have traffic rates risen?
While it will take years before the entire Internet has transitioned to the IPv6 protocol, FierceTelecom decided to take a look at how much traffic IPv6-enabled public facing networks did see during...