[Bp_ipv6] Governments supporting IPv6

Marco Hogewoning marcoh at ripe.net
Fri Aug 28 08:33:21 EDT 2015

> There is a positive correlation between countries whose governments require
> their services to be provided over IPv6 and the number of large IPv6 web
> site. It seems to be the case that if the government puts its web sites on
> IPv6, the private sector operators who host those web sites and provide
> connectivity for them develop the capability and expertise, which makes it
> easier for enterprises to deploy their own web sites.


> I think it¹s 7 of the top 10 countries for web sites with IPv6 enabled
> have governments providing services over IPv6. Some smaller countries
> just have a lot of foreign web sites dominating their web rankings.

Thank you for this very useful input Lee. Do you by any chance have a link to research or statistics that prove there is correlation to this point? It might make for a great case study on how public sector can stimulate the industry to adopt IPv6.



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