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IPv6 Resources

The following web sites and information portals contain detail information on IPv6 and updates on the IPv6 development in the world.

Regional Internet Registries

A regional Internet registry (RIR) is an organization overseeing the allocation and registration of Internet number resources (e.g. IP address) within a particular region. There are currently five RIRs. Each RIR provides abundant information and guidelines on IPv6.

AfriNIC IPv6 Portal (Africa)


ARIN IPv6 Wiki (North America)

LACNIC portal IPv6 (Latin America)

IPv6 Act Now website by RIPE NCC (Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia)

IPv6 Development in Mainland China

Statistical Reports on the Internet Development in China

Development of internet industry of China

China Education and Research Network (CERNET) 

IPv6 implementation in the nationwide education and research computer network in the mainland China (Simplified Chinese)

Other IPv6 information Portals

IPv4 Address Report

A web site running a mathematic predictive model to project the exhaustion of IPv4 address.

IPv6 Forum 

A worldwide consortium of industries, research and educational networks to advocate IPv6 by improving technology, market and user awareness of IPv6.

IPv6 Portal

A portal to facilitate the deployment of IPv6 technology and applications that operated by IPv6 Forum, European IPv6 Task Force and other IPv6 related parties.

IPv6 Dissemination and Exploitation (6DISS)

6DISS is a two-and-a-half-year European project to provide IPv6 training and knowledge transfer to research networks in developing regions.

IPv6 in Action

The "IPv6 In Action" Project aims to help the general public and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to better understand the IPv4 address space exhaustion situation and to raise their awareness of IPv6. Sponsored by The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), the project is organised by the Internet Society Hong Kong and supported by a number of Co-operating Partners and Supporting Organisations. The project was completed and the website was closed on July 2018.

Abundant of information in IPv6 can also be found in the Wikipedia.