June 6, 2012: IPV6 version of the Internet launched globally
World’s major Internet service providers, networking equipment manufacturers and web companies around the globe are switching to the latest version of Internet Protocol address from June 6 onwards.
- World IPV6 launch Day is set on June 6, 2012
- In India transformation will be complete in a phased and time bound manner by 2020
- All the Government websites to adopt new technology by the year end
- Presently, India has 35 million IPV4 addresses against 360 million data users
- Govt sets a target of 160 million by 2017 and 600 million by 2020