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Cisco Linksys routers still don't support IPv6

Feb 10, 2011, 16:02 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Julie Bort)

"It's hard to fathom why Cisco hasn't added IPv6 to its Linksys consumer routers yet, but the company has promised support will come this spring.

"It's 2011, IPv4 addresses are officially exhausted, and the world's largest router maker, Cisco, still doesn't support IPv6 in its best-selling line of Linksys wireless routers. This is true even for the new E4200 router released just last month (priced at $180). The company has promised to have IPv6 support for the Linksys line by the spring but has not been specific.

"The networking world has been aware of the IPv4 address shortage for years. Cisco's competitors D-Link and Netgear, for instance, have been offering certified IPv6 consumer routers for a while. Cisco's enterprise routers support IPv6 (naturally) and have also been certified by the IPv6 Forum."

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