Re: [v4tov6transition] IPv6 capable UEs Thu, 21 October 2010 05:59 UTC

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I second that!

Tina, we are exactly in the same position as Cameron. Though we are not as 
large, the lack of support of IPv6 in the usb dongles is absolutely 
Our commercial logistics had long lasting discussion with our beloved 
supplier, but we are still getting only promises. The blame as I 
understand is mostly on the chip maker, but this does not make life easier 
for the service providers.


From:   Tina TSOU <>
To:     Cameron Byrne <>
Cc:     ipv6 <>om>,
Date:   06-10-10 11:07
Subject:        Re: [v4tov6transition] IPv6 capable UEs
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I copy, hope the corresponding person will contact you

B. R.

On Oct 6, 2010, at 12:41 AM, Cameron Byrne wrote:

> Tina,
> I know you are a participant in IPv6 standards, but i have been a bit
> disappointed with Huawei in terms of IPv6 support.  It's hard to
> listen to vendors talk about how important IPv6 transition is in the
> standards bodies when their UEs don't support IPv6.  At T-Mobile USA,
> all of our mobile broadband cards are supplied by Huawei and none of
> them support IPv6.  We have asked the Huawei account team, and they
> have not been able to provide any guidance on when IPv6 support will
> be available.  We have asked several times, and IPv6 has been a part
> of our requirements and RFP process.
> Last spring, i encouraged Nokia to bring IPv6 to the N900 (all of
> their Symbian phones support IPv6 already),
>, and
> they did
> And now, i have over 100 N900 users with IPv6 working well on my
> network
> Beyond your work in the IETF, can you encourage Huawei to produce IPv6
> capable UEs?  Specifically, i would love to see the Huawei EM770U that
> is embedded in our T-mobile Windows 7 netbooks or one of the other 3G
> / HSPA+ data sticks that we support.
> I am sure you agree that having IPv6 capable UEs is very important for
> IPv6 transition, and as always, actions are more powerful than words.
> Regards,
> Cameron
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