IPv6 support across NZ ISPs – January 2015

Lindsay Hill (http://lkhill.com) was trying to find out which New Zealand ISPs were offering IPv6, and couldn’t find it in one place. So he’s pulled together this data himself, into this Google Sheet, reproduced here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KmhVGN_vPzerUzhpya8lBxdgHc1rCyuWIsYFNdW8wJU/edit?usp=sharing

 
ISPIPv6Prefix LengthStatic?Notes
BigpipeNoN/AN/A
Compass?Have asked - no response yet
Earthlight?Have asked - no response yet, but believe it is supported
InspireTrial/56Yes*Prefix normally sticky, may change in future
MaxnetNoN/AN/ANot supported for home connections. Available on request for co-lo systems
MyRepublicNo*N/AN/ANot currently supported, but plan to offer by June
OrconTrial/56Yes*Prefix normally sticky, may change in future
SinchYes/56Yes*Static allocations on request
SlingshotNoN/AN/A
SnapYes/48NoNot full production support. May be disabled occasionally. Outages will not be notified on network status page
SparkNoN/AN/A
TrustpowerNoN/AN/A
VodafoneNoN/AN/A
VorcoYes/56YesBusiness-grade services/pricing, not residential
WooshYes/56No
WorldxChangeClosed trial/56Yes"Trial" has been running for several years. Currently closed.

 

This is primarily focused around residential ISPs, and the status of their IPv6 support for ‘regular’ customers.  The data focusses on three things:
* Is IPv6 supported – fully or trial?
* What prefix lengths are given to customers
* Are static allocations available?”

 

While there are ISPs who have clearly committed to supporting IPv6 this is not the case across the board, which may suggest why Google says we’re only doing ~0.6% IPv6 traffic.

 

All comments and updates welcome – either add a comment to the Google Sheet, or email Lindsay(mailto:lindsay@lkhill.com). If we get enough data, it may be worth breaking out residential vs business vs co-lo IPv6 support.

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