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Press Release: Telenet brengt België bovenaan wereldranglijst IPv6

See the Dutch-only press release at: [http://hugin.info/136600/R/1770050/602301.pdf] but also [http://datanews.knack.be/ict/nieuws/telenet-rolt-ipv6-uit/article-4000564816836.htm] and [http://www.tijd.be/nieuws/archief/Telenet_en_Belgacom_bijna_klaar_voor_internet_der_dingen.9480227-1615.art?highlight=telenet]

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Belgium is leading the race to the new Internet

For several years now, the Internet has faced difficulties to grow because of its success: too many computers, smartphones, tablets, … wanting to access the Internet. Engineers have worked to smoothly upgrade the Internet protocols and addresses to allow for an open, non-obstructive growing Internet. This new version is called IPv6 for IP version 6 […]

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2013: what a good year for IPv6!

2013 has been a great year for IPv6 in Belgium; especially for residential Internet Service Providers. After EDPnet, we saw VOO and Belgacom deploying IPv6 (and Telenet should be any time soon). By checking on January 2nd the Belgian IPv6 penetration number at [http://www.google.com/ipv6/statistics.html] => it is 4,95%, we missed the 5% mark by 0.05% […]

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Internet Society = Belgian VOO still the 2nd largest European residential ISP for IPv6

ISOC has just released their global IPv6 deployment numbers [http://www.worldipv6launch.org/measurements/]. This measures per AS (= per ISP or per organization) the amount of traffic generated over IPv6 vs. global traffic. As expected, a huge amount of Universities or NRN (the local equivalent of Belnet for Belgium) are in the first positions. ISOC number is made […]

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Internet of Things (seminar)

On 19 November, DSP Valley, a cluster of European technology companies in the embedded space, and VeroTech, a consultancy company, organised a seminar on the Internet of Things, with specific focus on IPv6. For an audience of around one hundred technology experts, business decision makers, researchers and students, five embedded and network experts gave presentations […]

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4th IPv6 Council Meeting, slides and notes

4th IPv6 Council Meeting 11th of September 2013 Hosted by PWC in Brussels 20130911_IPv6_council_notes.pdf Notes taken by Eric Vyncke PWC Welcome, Dirk Van Droogenbroeck How does PWC handle IPv6 ? PWC has several departments and Dirk is part of the technology department (manage, transform, secure). IPv6 impacts those three focuses, so, the transition to IPv6 […]

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4th Belgian IPv6 Council Meeting

PwC is hosting our 4th meeting in their Brussels office on the afternoon of Wednesday 11th of September 2013. Attendance is free and registration is now open at [https://ipv6-be-4.eventbrite.com/] and parking will be available. The finalized agenda is: 1. Welcome + agenda bashing 13h30 – 13h40 2. Host of today’s meeting: Pwc 13h40 – 13h50 […]

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1% of Belgian users have IPv6!

On April 10th, 2013, Google has measured that 1% of their Belgian users are relying on the new IPv6 protocol to contact Google. This is a really important step for Belgium to keep the Internet-as-we-knew running and not to go into the IPv4-address-sharing hell known as Carrier Grade NAT (CGN). [[Of course, ISP will have […]

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ISOC – VOO is within the top 10 worldwide operators for IPv6

Interesting read : [http://www.worldipv6launch.org/more-operators-more-ipv6-2013-off-to-a-flying-start/] Belgium (and VOO) makes the headlines! MORE OPERATORS, MORE IPV6 – 2013 OFF TO A FLYING START Posted on March 26, 2013 by Mat Ford We’ve just published the first IPv6 network operator statistics update for 2013 and we’re off to a flying start with tens of additional networks making the […]

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Le Soir: some words about IPv6 in Belgium

Le Soir wrote a nice article related to IPv6 in Belgium on Saturday 9th of March 2013. Citing VOO & Belgacom. A scan is attached hoping that we do not break any copyright…