World IPv6 Day – reason enough for an extra Bank Holiday?

{ Posted on Jun 01 2012 by Steve Lalonde }
Categories : Business, IPv6, Wholesale
June 6th 2012 is World IPv6 Day – the day a number of high profile Internet related companies turn IPv6 on for good. Last year they did a test run and all went well, so this year it’s for real. ...Read More »

IPv6: Do or Die!

{ Posted on Nov 25 2010 by Steve Lalonde }
Vint Cerf, vice-president of Google who is known to many as one of the ‘fathers of the Internet’, declared at a 6UK launch event held in London recently that the UK will run out of IPv4 addresses well before the ...Read More »

IPv6: Ready or not?

{ Posted on Jul 21 2009 by Neil Watson }
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Categories : Featured, IPv6, Wholesale
Since 1984 IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4) addresses which consist of four groupings of numbers (e.g. 123.45.67.89) have been used to access the Internet. Twenty five years on and unsurprisingly the 4.3 billion addresses originally available are now running out ...Read More »

ISPs vs BBC iPlayer – Missing the point?

{ Posted on Jun 25 2009 by Neil Watson }
The last month has seen substantial media coverage of the latest row that has erupted between BT Retail and a number of content providers including the BBC. However, we think a fundamental issue is being missed. Instead of BT Retail ...Read More »

Why ISPs need a 21CN strategy – today

{ Posted on Dec 04 2008 by Neil Watson }
The UK’s broadband infrastructure is developing, through BT21CN, to provide next generation services such as ADSL2+ and pressure is increasing on ISPs to put themselves in a suitable position to provide them. Both residential and business customers want speed, resilience ...Read More »