Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Verizon Runs IPv6 on LTE, Global IP and vBNS Networks

As part of its participation in the World IPv6 Day, Verizon confirmed that it is already running IPv6 on its 4G LTE network, global public IP network and vBNS (very high-speed backbone network service) network.

"World IPv6 Day marks an important industry milestone with the first global-scale trial of IPv6," said Jean McManus, executive director of Verizon's Corporate Technology organization. "Verizon was an early promoter and adopter of IPv6 back in the mid-1990s. It is very positive to see interest in IPv6 continuing to grow, and World IPv6 Day has just added to the IPv6 momentum."

During the 24-hour test period, users with IPv6 connectivity to the Internet will be able to connect to two IPv6-enabled Verizon websites, http://ipv6.verizonbusiness.com and http://wwwv6.verizon.com/fiostvv6/web/.