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IPv6-based 5G/6G, IoT, Cloud Computing and Blockchain

25 July 2022

Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC -05:00)

The new internet based on IPv6 The IPv6 Deployment worldwide is becoming a reality now with some countries achieving more than 60% user penetration with France (70%), Belgium (63%), USA (50%) and India (60%) at the top ranking ( and reaching double digits v6 coverage on Google IPv6 stats. May Autonomous Networks (ASN) reach more than 90% with v6 preferred or v6 capable: ( Over 2.5 Billion users are accessing Internet over IPv6 and probably not even knowing it. ( If this trend continues, we should achieve 90% by 2025 which would be the inflection point when the full roll-out of IPv6 becomes a strategic plumbing decision of the networks to move to IPv6-Only and start divorcing IPv4 from the Internet. The US Government has already set some dates to move to IPv6-Only by 2025. New topics are more on the lime light such as Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, 5G/6G, … However, these fields are taking IP networking for granted designing them on IPv4/NAT building non-scalable and non-end to end solutions. The IPv6 Forum is driving new initiatives to garner support and create awareness in these areas:

About Our Speaker: Latif Ladid, University of Luxembourg

Ladid, HeadshotLatif Ladid currently holds an Emeritus Trustee of the Internet Society, a Board Member of the IPv6 Ready & Enabled Logos Program, and a Board Member of the World Summit Award. He is currently a Senior Researcher with the University of Luxembourg on multiple European Commission Next Generation Technologies IST Projects: 6INITFirst Pioneer IPv6 Research Project, 6WINIT, Euro6IX, Eurov6, NGNi, Project initiator SEINIT, and Project initiator SecurIST. He is also a Board Member of 3GPP PCG, 3GPP2 PCG, Vice Chair, IEEE ComSoc SDNNFV subC, a member of UN Strategy Council, and a member of the Future Internet Forum EU Member States (representing Luxembourg). 

Latif is a Research Fellow at the University of Luxembourg. He is a Member of 3GPP PCG (Board member of 3GPP2 PCG, board member of UN Strategy Council GAID, board member of the Future Internet Forum for Member State and board member of WSA.


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