[AusNOG] native v6 transit?
mrp at mrp.net
Thu Mar 20 00:48:24 EST 2008
David J. Hughes wrote:
> Hey MMC
> On 18/03/2008, at 7:53 PM, Matthew Moyle-Croft wrote:
>> Do you know what AS? Neither 7474 or 7473 have any routes at the
>> moment - Optus have a /32 but it's not in the routing table neither
>> are Singtel's.
> Nope, not sure which AS. But I have v6 transit on a proposal :)
It's been mentioned to me too but it's a Singtel solution offered by
Optus so routing may be suboptimal and it may involve tunnels.
> We are stipulating dual-stack transit for all our new agreements. If
> there's no transit then who's going to run up v6? I hope that
> other's in Australia take that stance with both their transit
> providers and router vendors.
Good for you. The tunnelled "infrastructure" must die.
>> NTT do for sure in Oz.
> Yup. We talked about presenting our content to them about 5 years
> ago. I'd place them as the original v6 network in Asia.
Verizon would be another, although I'm not sure about their footprint in
>> Telstra AS1221 only has their own space routed (hilariously we see
>> them via peering in the US).
> I'm not a Mason and I don't know the handshake :-) It's sad you only
> see their v6 via the States. I'd hoped that by now we wouldn't be a
> totally US centric Internet but it appears that may play the same
> game all over again with v6.
If David Woodgate is listening then we would all appreciate a lesson on
that damn handshake :)
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