Minister urges migration from internet to IPv6 for digital economy
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has called for migration from the use of Internet Protocol version four (IPv4) address system to Internet Protocol version six (IPv6) in Nigeria.
Lack of IPv6 upstream service providers frustrate uptake in Nigeria
The quest for more Tier-3 networks to migrate to Internet Protocol version 6, IPv6, is being frustrated by inability of some Tier-2 internet service providers also known as upstream service...
Nigeria risks poor Internet connectivity over slow IPv6 migration
The slow adoption of Internet Protocol Version Six (IPv6) in Nigeria and other parts of Africa may impact negatively on the quality of service offered in the region.
Nigeria matches slowly to IPv6 visibility on internet
Nigeria has made marginal progress in her journey to Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) visibility on the internet, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt. Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the latest version of the Internet Protocol (IP), the communications protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the…
Telcos, ISPs frustrating IPv6 adoption by networks
There are indications that telecommunications operators and traditional internet service providers (ISPs) in the country are frustrating adoption of Internet Protocol version six (IPv6) by other networks, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt. IPv6 is touted as the latest level of the Internet Protocol (IP) and is now included as part of IP support in many products…
AFRINIC-27: IPV6 migration now requires legislation
African Governments have been advised to seek legislative means to ensure swift compliance to internet protocol version six (IPV6) migrations by critical industries such as telecommunications, and original equipment manufacturers.
IPV6 Council Nigeria @ Internet solutions harps on early migration
Internet Protocol Version Six (IPv6) Council in Nigeria has harped on the need for early migration and adoption, as part of its mandate and effort in creating awareness among service providers in the nation Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector.
NiRA, centre sign MoU to develop latest Internet protocol for growth
In efforts to increase the adoption of IPv6 in the country, the Nigeria Internet Registration Agency (NiRA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC)....
Council identifies challenges limiting Nigeria’s migration to IPv6
The Internet Protocol version Six (IPv6) Council Nigeria, has stressed the need for speedy adoption of the protocol in the country.The council, which identified lack of the required technical skills, core, metro and edge equipment compatibility issues, lack of IPv6 upstream service providers....
Networks risk compatibility issues as Ipv$ Runs dry
Networks that are not available on both IPv4 and IPv6 risk experiencing compatibility issues when all global networks have fully migrated to IPv6.According to Mohammed Rudman, chairman, IPv6 Council Nigeria, ‘ IPv4 and IPv6 are not directly compatible.