Comcast Pulls Back On IPv6 Rollout, Citing Netgear Modem Glitch2012-03-29 12:50 by Daniela
Tags: Comcast, IPv6, Netgear
Cable company Comcast has recently announced the temporarily roll back of the next-generation IPv6 protocol in parts of its network. The reason for the move was a compatibility glitch in a retail DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem from Netgear that knocked some customers offline.
Comcast, in an update on its website listing approved DOCSIS devices, says the Netgear CMD31T device has "a known IPv6-related software defect. This prevents the device from being provisioned on the Comcast network." The company expects Netgear "will soon address the issue for their retail devices, which we will test and deploy on an emergency basis."
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