Following the World IPv6 day last year, the Internet Society is making plans for World IPv6 Launch day, and had already enlisted support from some of the top websites, ISPs and networking device manufacturers. Unlike last year’s World IPv6 Day, during which participating websites temporarily enables IPv6 on their main webpages for 24 hours, World IPv6 Launch day will see participants permanently enabling IPv6 access.
Post-event statistics on the World IPv6 day indicated that while there were no major breakdowns, there were no significant spikes in IPv6 traffic on that day; one main reason is the small number of consumers having IPv6 access. Possibly to address this limitation, the Internet Society has enlisted the ISPs to “enable IPv6 for enough users so that at least 1% of their wireline residential subscribers who visit participating websites will do so using IPv6 by 6 June 2012″.
- Free Telecom
- Time Warner Cable
- Microsoft Bing