World IPv6 Day

Major Internet Organizations Promote IPv6 Deployment throughout the Region

"World IPv6 Day" Conference

Casa de Internet de Latinoamérica y el Caribe.- World IPv6 Day is being celebrated this Monday, 8 June, and major regional organizations –LACNIC, ISOC,, NIC Chile, CloudFlare, and y CISCO– will be holding an online conference to promote deployment of the new Internet protocol in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The event will kick off at 19:30 (UTC) and will include the participation of leading IPv6 experts such as Hugo Salgado, Alejandro Acosta, Christian O´Flaherty, Álvaro Retana, Antonio Moreiras, and Felipe Tribaldos.

Seven out of ten organizations in the LACNIC service region have already been assigned IPv6 resources, and IPv6 assignments continue to grow by leaps and bounds. In 2014, LACNIC made 1,208 IPv6 assignments. which represents a 73.5% increase as compared to 2013.

The four countries with the greatest levels of end-user IPv6 penetration are Peru, whose 13.8% penetration rate makes it the undisputed regional leader in IPv6 deployment; Brazil, which has been exhibiting rapid, sustained growth since this past February and has gone from 0.25% to 1.71%; Ecuador with a penetration rate of approximately 4%; and Bolivia with 2.3%.

World IPv6 Day Program

  • 19.30h (UTC) - Opening remarks. Oscar Robles- LACNIC and Christian O´Flaherty - ISOC.

  • 19.40h (UTC) - IPv6 Statistics for Latin America and the Caribbean. Alejandro Acosta - LACNIC

  • 19.55h (UTC) - IPv6 Showdown: Wireshark live. Antonio Moreiras -

  • 20.10h (UTC) - DNS and IPv6. Hugo Salgado - NIC Chile

  • 20.25h (UTC) - IPv6 Security. Felipe Tribaldos - CloudFlare

  • 20.40h (UTC) - IPv6 at the IETF. Alvaro Retana - CISCO