IPv4

  • Akamai: global average connection speed up 12 percent, bye bye IPv4

    Akamai: global average connection speed up 12 percent, bye bye IPv4

    CDN network Akamai today published its quarterly “State of the Internet” report for the first quarter of 2016. The report examines global internet speeds, which are going to be more relevant than ever for live-sports aficionados in the summer of the Rio Olympic Games. Global average connection speed increased 12 percent from the fourth quarter of 2015, to 6.3 Mbps, a 23… Read More

  • IPv4 Space Shrinks To 5% – Final Addresses To Be Issued In Early 2011

    IPv4 Space Shrinks To 5% – Final Addresses To Be Issued In Early 2011

    The Number Resource Organization, the coordinating mechanism for the five Regional Internet Registries or RIRs, this morning announced that less than 5% of the world’s IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4) addresses remain unallocated. The IPv4 pool first dipped below 10% in January 2010, and in the next nine months some 200 million addresses have subsequently been allocated from the… Read More