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UK ISP PlusNet Testing Carrier-Grade NAT Instead of IPv6 445

Posted by Unknown Lamer
from the proxy-banned-from-posting dept.
judgecorp writes "Faced with the shortage of IPv4 addresses and the failure of IPv6 to take off, British ISP PlusNet is testing carrier-grade network address translation CG-NAT, where potentially all the ISP's customers could be sharing one IP address, through a gateway. The move is controversial as it could make some Internet services fail, but PlusNet says it is inevitable, and only a test at this stage." Regarding the failure of IPv6, these graphs imply otherwise.
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UK ISP PlusNet Testing Carrier-Grade NAT Instead of IPv6

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