At a recent NZ IPv6 Task Force meeting it was suggested that a message
be sent to industry groups encouraging technical communication with
support staff in the days leading up to World IPv6 Day.
World IPv6 Day, a 24 hour period on the 8th of June UTC, is to test the
readiness of the Internet for widespread IPv6 adoption. Popular sites
like Google, Facebook, and Yahoo will be testing that day. When they do
so, the overwhelming majority of our customers should not experience any
difficulty accessing those and other participating sites. Nevertheless,
a small fraction of our customers may experience problems due to issues
with your computer or home network (estimated at roughly 0.05% of users
If you haven't already got an IPv6 support program then you may want to
consider what additional skills and information your front-line and
escalation staff may need on the day.
Of the 0.05% of users expected to experience problems, the majority of
those may be due to running outdated OS versions. You may want to
communicate to your staff which versions of popular operating systems
work as expected.
There are a variety of websites available to predict if users will
experience problems, one of which is:
For more information on World IPv6 Day you can visit the following websites