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News and announcements in 2020

Below are all inet6 consult news items and announcements from 2020.

January

The rise of IPv6 and fall of IPv4 in the 2010s

How in the 2010s we ran out of IPv4 addresses and IPv6 deployment got underway.

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IPv4 now also exhausted in Africa

As of a few days ago, IPv4 has run out in all regions in the world, as AFRINIC, the Regional Internet Registry that serves Africa, has now reached IPv4 exhaustion phase 2.

For more on the IPv4 exhaustion over the last decade, see my story The rise of IPv6 and fall of IPv4 in the 2010s.

Winner doesn't take all: IPv6 is now a success, even at 25% deployment

NAT64/DS-Lite powered IPv4aaS is coming, making ISPs require IPv6 when peering with streaming services.

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February

BGP hands-on training courses in 2020

For 2020, there will be hands-on BGP training courses in association with NL-ix on the following dates: