Monthly Archives: May 2017

TELMEX rolls out #IPv6, new data from APNIC

It’s always exciting to see a new operator start turning up IPv6 connectivity for their customers. Recently eyes have been turning to TELMEX, a Mexican telecommunications company headquartered in Mexico City that provides telecommunications products and services in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela and other countries in Latin America. As you can see from the chart below, their IPv6 deployment has been growing rapidly of late.

TELMEX IPv6 Deployment

TELMEX IPv6 Deployment

You can view the full listing of IPv6 network operator measurements for this month.

We are delighted to announce that APNIC are now supporting World IPv6 Launch as a new data source. APNIC recruits random measurements of IPv6 capability and preference through advertisements placed in web sites worldwide. The advert runs specially crafted HTML5/Javascript and measures a range of properties across wired, wireless and cellular networks. Per-Economy and Per-ASN daily totals are calculated through the RIR delegation stats and daily BGP dumps to map origin-as and economy of registration of each tested clients IP addresses. The measurement has run continuously since 2010 and currently collects around 10 million samples per day. Further information is available here.

If you’re a network operator deploying IPv6 and would like to join TELMEX and the other networks that make up the ranks of World IPv6 Launch participants, please register your network for measurement.

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