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PS4 and Xbox One Pose Major Problems for Internet Providers

As Sony's Playstation 4 launched midnight today in the UK, there are some potential pitfalls that mean consumers might not get the most out of their systems unless they carefully consider their home network. (Source: Forbes)

Failing to Upgrade to IPv6 Will Destroy Future Internet and Smartphone Innovation (IT Pro Portal)

If you're a business or a consumer buying an Internet connected device, be sure to ask if it is IPv6-ready. By not deploying IPv6 now, we risk hindering future innovation by limiting the number of devices that can be connected to the Internet, and the Internet of things, which we have great expectations for, will never become a reality. (Source: IT Pro Portal)

IT Life: Supporting the Wonder of the Internet (Tech Week Europe)

It takes a lot of nurture to keep Europe’s Internet going, says RIPE NCC’s Axel Pawlik (Source: Tech Week Europe).

Why You Should Take IPv6 Seriously (

RIPE NCC chief says don't ignore the new internet protocol (Source:

One Year Later: Who's Doing What With IPv6? (CircleID)

One year on from the World IPv6 Launch in June 2012, we wanted to see how much progress has been made towards the goal of global IPv6 deployment. (Source: CircleID).

Syria Falls Off the Internet Again (The Inquirer)

Web reporting companies have done what they did on 8 May and reported that the internet in Syria has flatlined. (Source: The Inquirer).

UK Unlikely to Ever Suffer Major Web Outage (

Access to the internet is a vital part of a nation’s economic and social life. Yet with web issues hitting Syria again, and Egypt's connectivity problems earlier this year when divers sabotaged an undersea cable, countries are at risk from being cut off entirely. (Source:

Winning the Internet Capacity Challenge (Tech World)

2012 was a big year for Europe - the eyes of the world were fixated on the continent as a number of high-profile events dominated the headlines. Internet infrastructure was adapted to meet the demands, but what happened once the events were over, and what role have start-ups played in utilising the supporting infrastructure? (Source: Tech World).

Networks Announcing IPv6 Over Time: A Short Update (CircleID)

We regularly check the status of IPv6 deployment in the RIPE NCC service region, and in other service regions as well. One way to measure IPv6 deployment is to look at the percentage of networks announcing IPv6 prefixes and follow the developments over time. (Source: CircleID).

IP Management and the Future of BYOD, Top Tips on IPv6 for Businesses (thedatachain)

Axel Pawlik, Managing Director, RIPE NCC explains how to make sure your business is ready for IPv6. (Source: thedatachain).