CZ/ EU: Czech Republic becomes world leader in the transition to IPv6
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According to a survey of the European Commission published on 26 April 2012, the Czech Republic has become the world leader in the transition to next generation Internet protocol.
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According to the published IPv6 Observatory study, prepared for the European Commission by a private consulting company with the support of the University of Luxembourg and the Beijing Internet Institute, the Czech Republic is the leader in the implementation of IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6).
This is confirmed by data from the CZ.NIC Association, Administrator of the .cz national domain and a long-term promoter of the modernisation of Czech Internet and the transition to IPv6. The
The Czech Republic, with 8.6 % of websites available over IPv6, is followed by
The long-term objectives of CZ.NIC include providing support for the transition to IPv6 to public administration. Through a Governmental Resolution from June 2009, all Ministers and Heads of other central bodies of State Administration committed to ensuring access to their websites via IPv6 by the end of 2010. According to the latest CZ.NIC survey, this commitment to modernisation has been met by more than a third of all ministries and several key institutions such as the Czech Telecommunication Office, the Office for the Protection of Competition and the Czech Office for Surveying, Mapping and Cadastre.
The situation for regional representatives/level, however, is much worse; only the websites of the Vysočina and
“In order to help public administration with the transfer to IPv6, we have participated together with the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of the Interior in GEN6, a European project for the support of IPv6 access in public administration. As part of the project, our education centre, the
The first dates for these courses are set for 3 May and 21 June 2012. To increase public awareness of the new protocol, the 2nd World IPv6 Day event will be held on 6 June 2012. For this occasion, CZ.NIC is preparing a one-day, single-topic conference on the protocol. Wednesday, 6 June 2012 is also the announced date of a definitive transition to IPv6 by major technology players and many Internet service providers.
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Efficiency & Effectiveness, Benchmarking
High Impact Services with Pan-European Scope
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