Factsheet :: Factsheet 66 : Internet Protocol version 6 - IPv6 - Unleashing more internet addresses to support growth in Europe
27 May 2008
The number and range of networked devices that use Internet addresses are still increasing quickly: from PCs and mobile phones to RFID readers and in-car devices. As demand for addresses continues to grow, it is time to start using the next generation Internet Protocol: IPv6 will remedy that situation.
Everyone will be able to participate in the future of the Internet on an equal footing, allowing more kinds of networks and a whole range of new innovative services and applications, including home energy management, medical surveillance and new styles of media delivery.