[menog] ISPs and IPv6 access

Richard Barnes richard.barnes at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 18:04:14 GMT 2010

Fahad: What about 2Connect?  Are you guys offering IPv6?

Ahmed: Sorry to tell you, but IPv7 is already taken, for TP/IX:
Get working on IPv10!


On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Ahmed Abu-Abed <ahmed at tamkien.com> wrote:
> I guess one can reply we're working on implementing IP version 7 as it has
> better features (and rhymes with the latest Windows version :-)
> For those interested Tamkien is a consulting company recently setup with a
> focus on advanced IP solutions including IPv6 access gear/terminals for ISPs
> (the products are already deployed with major ISPs) ... The website is not
> ready yet but feel free to ask for product information.
> -Ahmed
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: fahad at 2connectbahrain.com
> To: Salman Al-Mannai ; menog-bounces at menog.net ; 'ahmed at tamkien.com' ;
> 'menog at menog.net'
> Sent: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 6:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [menog] ISPs and IPv6 access
> Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
> Salman you just made my night! v6 is out and you're not even at 5!!!
> Hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
> Ahmed, what does Tamkien do? Just tried to go to your site but it's password
> protected?!
> Fahad.
> Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device from MTC-Vodafone
> ________________________________
> From: Salman Al-Mannai <SMANNAI at qtel.com.qa>
> Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 19:28:13 +0300
> To: 'ahmed at tamkien.com'<ahmed at tamkien.com>;
> 'menog at menog.net'<menog at menog.net>
> Subject: Re: [menog] ISPs and IPv6 access
> I've been away from the MENOG for over a year now, only last week I was
> approached by someone from the 'top brd' who made a very strong statement
> about IPv6 after asking me which IP version we have in the company? :\ of
> course my answer was IPv4! Then he replied in a steaming mode: See how lousy
> you are doing, I just heard that IPv6 is out and you are not even at version
> 5!
> This leads to one conclusion; we have not build enough awareness about IPv6
> in the region, hence, I would like to see more participation from bright
> names such as Randy Bush and Dr. Latif Ladid in future MENOG events.
> Regards
> Sent on the move from BlackBerry Wireless Device by Qtel.
> ________________________________
> From: menog-bounces at menog.net
> To: menog at menog.net
> Sent: Wed Jan 13 18:08:45 2010
> Subject: [menog] ISPs and IPv6 access
> Are their any ISPs (or other network providers) on the MENOG list that wish
> to offer IPv6 access to their subscribers ? I like to know what are the main
> issues that are preventing offering this service.
> Cheers,
> -Ahmed
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