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IPv6-only Hosting Won't Make Sense For Years 173

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the or-will-it dept.
rawagajah writes "World IPv6 Day this Wednesday will shake out any bugs for websites running on IPv4 and IPv6 in parallel. However, cloud server provider ElasticHosts points out that IPv6-only websites are still a long way off — they only make sense after access is overwhelmingly IPv6 capable. In the meantime, the market in IPv4 space will presumably only grow, benefiting the IPv4 hogs..."
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IPv6-only Hosting Won't Make Sense For Years

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  • Re:sell it (Score:4, Informative)

    by Anrego (830717) * on Monday June 06, 2011 @08:04AM (#36349146)

    Right now most residential ISPs don't offer IPv6 period.

    We arn't even at the "getting customers to buy into it" phase yet, we are at the "getting it available" point. Which is (and I know this dead horse has been sufficiently beaten already) quite sad considering how much the ipv4 problem has been known about and a solution available.

  • Re:Right... (Score:4, Informative)

    by Macrat (638047) on Monday June 06, 2011 @08:21AM (#36349284)

    Comcast is rolling out IPv6 right now in the US. http://www.comcast6.net/ [comcast6.net]

    They have had a beta rollout for the past year to work out the issues.

    Customers in Denver, CO are currently getting IPv6 to their homes right now.

    Hopefully they'll start rolling it out in the San Francisco bay area soon.

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