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Ipv6 status

Is there any update on when ipv6 will be deployed to virgin? Or even a rough timeline of after docsis 3.1 upgrades or we aim for q2 next year ?

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Hello

Virginmedia tend to release press releases a few days before any major changes happen, keep an eye out at https://www.virginmedia.com/corporate/media-centre/press-releases any updates are all classed as company confidential until these press release.

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Please refer to one of your many previous posts made on the matter


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I have looked at them and contributed to thembbut still no response from virgin media. Sounds like something their customers actually want if there are so many posts.

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So no update on this ?

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A rep will respond (with the same response as last time) in about 10 days.

Stop bumping posts. 


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Anyone that has had to call virgin support knows 10 days is pretty fast for them. At least i don't have to listen to coldplay for the whole time here.

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Hi @jeffsmith82,

Thank you for your posts, and welcome back to our community forums. We're here to help.

We're always looking at ways to improve and expand on our services. As I can see other members of the community have mentioned in this thread, we'll communicate any updates of this nature when there's more information to offer.

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Sounds like something their customers actually want if there are so many posts.” Yes IP6 would be very nice, but I believe the vast majority of their customers a) have no idea what IP6 is & b) have no present need for it. It will arrive when VM deems it to be cost justifiable.


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Re: Ipv6 status

To give you an idea of a present need for ipv6 I'm currently migrating a server room in our office to a data center. We are struggling to get more than 4 ipv4 addresses assigned to us as you might have heard about we have run out of them. Ipv6 on the other hand we got assigned a few billion of them for a tenner month.

 They are not much use to us if the home users which a fair share have virgin at home can't access them as they don't provide ipv6 addresses. Sky and BT already provide them just virgin the last bug provider that doesn't. 

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