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Successful IPv6 deployment by Telecentro Argentina

Operators in the LAC region are starting to massively deploy IPv6 among their customers, as they know this is the only way to grow. Following IPv4 address exhaustion in the region, LACNIC has focused much of its energy on promoting IPv6 adoption and...

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Costa Rica: Promoting IPv6 from within the Public Sector

Costa Rica has implemented a formal plan for the public sector to promote IPv6 deployment with the idea that State institutions should set an example and become a vector for innovation. Edwin Estrada Hernandez, Costa Rica's Vice Minister of Teleco...

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Are We Ready for the Internet of Things?

Interview with Gabriel Montenegro What are the main challenges to implementing the Internet of Things (IoT) in Latin America and the Caribbean? Is the region ready? What should organizations do? What are the privacy guarantees on the Internet of Thi...

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LACNIC Campus announces that registration is now open for its Advanced IPv6 and TestingV6 courses

LACNIC's Training Center announces that registration is now open for the third Advanced IPv6 course and the second TestingV6 course, which will be available through the LACNIC Campus (http://campus.lacnic.net), an e-learning proposal by the Regional In...

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First Mass Uses of IoT in Latin America

Inés Robles is an information systems engineer by UTN-FRM currently working at Ericsson Finland. She participated in the LACNIC meeting held in Cuba, where she was interviewed by LACNIC News. According to Robles, agriculture, industry and traffic c...

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IPv6, a great business tool for growing your customer base

One of Latin America and the Caribbean’s largest private networks is already offering services over IPv6, and this has allowed them to go after new business opportunities and grow their service offerings as compared to other players in the market...

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IPv6, a great business tool for growing your customer base

One of Latin America and the Caribbean’s largest private networks is already offering services over IPv6, and this has allowed them to go after new business opportunities and grow their service offerings as compared to other players in the market...

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“IPv6 is the only viable technology on which to build the Internet of Things”

The Internet of Things is now a familiar term used to define daily situations requiring Internet connectivity. The IoT is about aggregating all possible devices into the network. This directly involves the need for more IP addresses, something whic...

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The “Killer app” for IPv6 deployment

The new Chair of the Latin American IPv6 Forum, Mexican engineer Azael Fernández Alcántara, observed that IPv6 deployment in Latin America and the Caribbean must be promoted, as there is still a long way to go until its widespread adoption. Fe...

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On the Horizon: Unmet Requests Policy Activation

By Richard Jimmerson, Chief Information Officer, ARINWe expect to take registration actions this week that will activate ARIN's policy for unmet requests. For the first time, it is expected an organization will receive a block size smaller than they ...

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Transitioning to IPv6 was easier than we’d thought

Peru’s IPv6 transition is setting a regional example. In addition to leading all end-user traffic statistics, Peruvian organizations and Internet companies are promoting the quick adoption of this Internet technology. During the LACNIC meeting...

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IPv6 deployment in Latin America and the Caribbean requires more training

According to Hans Reyes, the expert in charge of coordinating Mexico's National Academic Network, the technical teams of most of the region's organizations and Internet companies are lacking specific training, a fact that is delaying IPv6 deployment in...

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Network operators that don´t use IPv6 will have no market

Failure on the part of the region’s operators to massively adopt IPv6 has raised concern among specialists. Tomas Lynch says he had expected greater IPv6 deployment in Latin America and the Caribbean after last year’s the announcement regard...

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The sad tale of the ISP that didn’t deploy IPv6

Alejandro Acosta Once upon a time in the not so distant past, a large ISP dominated a country's telecommunications market and felt powerful and without competition. Whenever someone needed to log on to the Internet they would use their services. Eve...

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Retrospective: IPv6 access in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

This year, I'd like to write a text that is somewhat different from the ones I've written before. Why? Well, because this year is different from others in many ways. For reasons of brevity, however, I will only dwell on two. a) This will be my last ...

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IPv6 Addressing Tips for ISPs

by Alejandro Acosta An operator's general schema can be compared to a small-scale IANA-RIR schema. Generally speaking, a provider who obtains an IPv6 address block from its RIR must have an IPv6 addressing plan (just as for IPv4). Thanks to th...

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No more IPv4 addresses in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America and the Caribbean have entered the IPv4 exhaustion phase; the delay in deploying Internet Protocol version 6 in our region is cause for concern. La Casa de Internet de Latinoamérica y el Caribe, 10 June.- Today, the Internet Address Reg...

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LACNIC Meets with Latin-American Authorities and ISPs to Discuss the New Internet Protocol

The Internet Address Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean (LACNIC) has begun, at the beginning of February, a series of visits and meetings with Latin- American officials and operators. The target of this tour is to report on the impending ...

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2012 Year-End IPv4 Status Report

Although it is a well-known fact that IPv4 address space is nearing exhaustion, this document reviews the current global and regional status of IPv4 address availability at the end of 2012. The information contained in this report can be found on the v...

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