IPv6 Webinar for African Operators
July 9th 2012, 13:00 (UTC)
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Following the successful and permanent launch of IPv6 in several networks on the 6th of June 2012, statistics collected from several points on the Internet show that IPv6 traffic is now available. Several websites including Google.com, Facebook.com among several others now offer their sites on IPv6. This webinar is aimed at highlighting the success of the IPv6 launch and the statistics recorded.
This will be the fourth IPv6 webinar. The IPv6 webinars are aimed at informing and educating people about IPv6 in Africa.
Monday, 9th July 2012, 13:00 (UTC). However, participants are advised to log in half an hour earlier in order to ensure that their connection works properly.
Who should attend?
This webinar targets mainly operators and other stakeholders interested in IPv6 deployment in the African region.
How to attend?
Meeting participants can join the meeting through one of two means:
Register for the webinar here in order to receive the meeting password. Ensure you enter a valid email address when registering, as that will be used to send the meeting password.
Phone dial-in option is also available. Details will be included in the registration email.
Test your Webex in Advance
We advise participants to test their ability to connect to the meeting platform, by logging on here, on Friday, 6th July 2012, from 12:30 to 3:30 UTC. On this date, Webex will be made available for test purpose only. For example, the two of you can connect and see if you can hear each other.
Also, choose "Call using this computer" when prompted after logging into the session on the 9th of July. Kindly mute your microphone as you enter the session.
How to reach us?
For technical support or other comments please contact
or Twitter @ipv6webinar. You can also follow the online discussions using the twitter hashtag #ipv6webinar.
The meeting will be 90 minutes long, divided into two segments of 45 minutes each.
- Open discussion
Welcome and Introductions – Hisham Ibrahim (AFRINIC)
IPv6 Launch statistics – Phil Robers (ISOC)
IPv6 Launch statistics – Christian Jacquenet (Orange, France)
IPv6 Launch statistics - Martin Levy, Hurrican Electric
IPv6 migration case study – from Nairobi, Kenya
ABOUT THE ORGANISERS
The Internet Society is the world's trusted independent source of leadership for Internet policy, technology standards, and future development. Based on its principled vision and substantial technological foundation, the Internet Society works with its members and Chapters around the world to promote the continued evolution and growth of the open Internet through dialog among companies, governments, and other organizations around the world.
AFRINIC has been set up to serve the African community by providing professional and efficient management of Internet Number Resources, supporting Internet technology usage and development, and promoting a participative and multi-stakeholder approach to Internet self governance. AFRINIC is a non-government, not-for-profit, membership based organisation, based in Mauritius. Trainings and capacity building are a central part of AFRINIC's activities and our objective is to build competence within our region in IPv6 implementation and associated technologies required to use our resources effectively and to increase awareness within the service region on how Internet is governed and the roles organisations have in this environment.
France Telecom-Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators with 172,000 employees worldwide, including 105,000 employees in France, and sales of 45.3 billion euros in 2011. Present in 35 countries, the Group had a customer base of 226 million customers at 31 December 2011, including 147 million customers under the Orange brand, the Group's single brand for internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the company operates. At 31 December 2011, the Group had 167 million mobile customers and 14 million broadband internet (ADSL, fibre) customers worldwide. Orange is one of the main European operators for mobile and broadband internet services and, under the brand Orange Business Services, is one of the world leaders in providing telecommunication services to multinational companies.