New Entries for the Net's Address Book

Brown, Karen
September 2006
Multichannel News;9/11/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p48
This article presents information on the Internet Protocol version 6 or IPv6, an update to the IPv4, the communications framework that currently governs the World Wide Web. IPv6 has been in development for 15 years. The inclusion of IPv6 within the new Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification 3.0 scheme and Microsoft Corp.'s new Vista operating system will position it for primetime consumer debut. IPv6 offers several advantages that the current IPv4. But some cable television companies in the U.S. such as Cox Communications Inc. are not yet ready to adopt IPv6.


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