North American IPv6 Summit to Honor Global Service Providers for IPv6 Adoption

DENVER, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The collective North American IPv6 Task Forces will be honoring 12 organizations for the highest IPv6 adoption rates at the 2017 North American IPv6 Summit (REGISTER) to be held at LinkedIn headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA, April 25-26. Each global service provider organization has achieved connecting 20% or more of their subscribers using the IPv6 protocol.

“These organizations that we will honor at the 2017 IPv6 North American Summit are leaders in adopting IPv6 technology and enabling their subscribers to take advantage of IPv6’s benefits,” said Scott Hogg, Chairman, Emeritus, RMv6TF. “They recognize the importance of providing native IPv6 Internet connectivity for their customers and have taken crucial steps to implement IPv6 across their networks.”

By implementing IPv6, providers can retain universal connectivity for their clients, users, subscribers, business partners, and suppliers.  The implementation of IPv6 enables trillions of new Internet addresses needed to support connectivity for a huge range of smart devices such as phones, household appliances, and vehicles.  IPv6 also brings enhanced quality of service that is required for several new applications such as IP telephony, video/audio, interactive games or ecommerce.

The following companies will be honored at the 2017 North American IPv6 Summit at LinkedIn headquarters, Sunnyvale, CA, on April 25:

  • AT&T
  • Charter
  • Comcast
  • Cox Communications
  • Google Fiber
  • Hughes Net
  • Midco
  • Rogers (Canada)
  • Sprint
  • TELUS (Canada)
  • T-Mobile
  • Verizon

The IPv6 2017 Summit is being held at LinkedIn headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA, April 25-26.  The two-day event, designed to educate network professionals on the current state of IPv6 adoption, will feature a variety of speakers from leading organizations, including LinkedIn, ARIN, Microsoft, Cisco, Comcast, and others.

About The IPv6 Task Forces

Dedicated to the advancement and adoption of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), the Rocky Mountain, California, Texas and Mexico IPv6 Task Forces work to educate the community on IPv6 and its benefits. As sub-chapters of the North American IPv6 Task Force, these organizations primarily host local IPv6-focused events to promote the use of IPv6 within the North American region. These groups are non-profit/tax-exempt organizations that industry and government can look to for guidance on IPv6 transition information and advice about best practices and solutions involving IPv6. For more information, visit,,, and .

To attend the conference, register here: REGISTER

Contact: Scott Hogg, Chairman, Emeritus, Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force

Phone: 303-949-4865


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