IPv6

Africa dragging its heels on IPv6 migration

As an example, Kenya’s rate of adoption is under 8%, and the government has stipulated a deadline of July 2023 for full migration.
Vincent Matinde
2:00

Kenya’s tech regulator issues ultimatum on IPv6 migration

Communications Authority of Kenya says by July 2023, only IPv6-compatible devices will work.
6:00
Jun 18, 2019

STC offers IPv6 to its client infrastructure and cloud services

Smart Technology Centre (STC) is one of the first Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in South Africa to roll out a full production Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) connectivity to its client infrastructure and cloud services platform.
2:20
Nov 29, 2016

Afrinic and Tunisia's ATI sign IPv6 deployment MOU

ATI has officially committed to administer certification exams in Tunisia and surrounding North African economies.
1:50
Aug 30, 2016

Nigeria: poor adoption of IPv6 a threat say telco bodies

Industry representative organisations urge ISPs, content producers to migrate.
2:40
Jul 28, 2015

IPv6 unlocks new Internet possibilities

IPv6 is the current iteration of the Internet Protocol and designed as replacement for IPv4. The updated version also offers several functionality enhancements for those who have switched to the new protocol.
3:00
Jul 20, 2015

IPv6 adoption – time running out for Africa

Fibre-based network and connectivity services company remarks on slow uptake of IPv6, need to 'revolutionise' Africa's media industry.
1:10
Jul 6, 2015

African operators receive traffic from IPv6 addresses

IPv6 traffic facilitated between regional hubs in Africa and abroad.
1:00
Jun 11, 2015

Workonline Communications offers free IPv6 transit to ISPs

Leading specialised terrestrial network service provider Workonline Communications is offering 100 Mbps of free IPv6 transit to qualifying AfriNIC LIR members.
3:20
Jun 10, 2013

Nigeria needs to adopt IPv6 quicker, say experts

Some Nigerians may be ‘shut out’ from the internet amid failures to replace IPv4 completely.