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News BT confirms IPv6 autumn roll-out plans

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 23 Aug 2016.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Early '17, Gazza (I assume). Last para.
     
  3. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Why, what did I put? <goes to check> Ah, "early 2016." Whoopsie. Fixed, now - ta!
     
  4. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    I think Sky are already on IPv6, at least my Ubuntu box was grabbing updates from IPv6-addressed repositories last night.
     
  5. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Yeah, Sky says about 80% of its customer base is IPv6 already.
     
  6. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    And Virgin Media will do it when and if they can be bothered... so sometime in the mid 2020s no doubt...
     
  7. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    Hadn't noticed this previously, guess I'm in that 80th percentile.
     
  8. Krazeh

    Krazeh Well-Known Member

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    I gave up waiting for my isp (plus.net) to roll out ipv6 years ago and went with a HE.net tunnel. Altho if BT are now rolling it out maybe there's some hope plus.net will also do it in the near-ish future...
     
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    Yea, and crappy slow upload speed which they never seem to increase. :rolleyes:
     
  10. mulberrycrush

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    so BT have already been screwing this up for a couple of years, thanks to Project Managers etc. Watch out for a Christmas of no internet for BT and LLU users.
     

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