Australia IPv6 in Australia

These graphs show the evolution of default protocol, v6 address types, and average bandwidth in Australia over time.

They are generated using the data collected by the ipv6-test.com connection test page, and are updated on a monthly basis.

Overall IPv6 and v4 protocol support in Australia

This graph shows the evolution of IPv6 support vs IPv4 for all our connection test.

The numbers are percentages, so we can expect almost 100% of hosts supporting IPv4 with a slow growth for IPv6.

Top 25 internet service providers for IPv6 in Australia (Sep 2019)

  ISP IPv6 tests count
1.Aussie Broadband1,258
2.Telstra Corporation575
3.Internode354
4.Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, Regional Internet Registry for the Asia-Pacific Region, 6 Cordelia Street, PO Box 3646, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia256
5.Exetel Pty Ltd190
6.Servers Australia Pty. Ltd125
7.RIPE Network Coordination Center61
8.Hurricane Electric LLC42
9.Security Shift Cloud PTY LTD35
10.Ovh Sas25
11.Colocity24
12.2405:6e00::/3219
13.Intergrid Group Pty Ltd17
14.Origin Energy Retail Limited16
15.DCS Internet16
16.Siptalk12
17.Pentanet10
18.iiNet Limited10
19.Chinanet10
20.Tasmanet9
21.Csiro8
22.M247 Ltd8
23.Launtel PTY LTD6
24.Choopa, LLC5
25.Amazon Technologies Inc5

IPv6 and v4 protocol support in Australia (unique addresses)

This graph shows the evolution of IPv6 support vs IPv4 for unique users of our connection test.

The numbers are percentages, so we can expect a slow growth towards 50% v4 / 50% v6.

Top 25 internet service providers for IPv6 in Australia (unique addresses, Sep 2019)

  ISP Unique IPv6 addresses
1.Aussie Broadband651
2.Telstra Corporation410
3.Internode206
4.Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, Regional Internet Registry for the Asia-Pacific Region, 6 Cordelia Street, PO Box 3646, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia137
5.Exetel Pty Ltd107
6.RIPE Network Coordination Center31
7.Hurricane Electric LLC21
8.Origin Energy Retail Limited13
9.DCS Internet11
10.2405:6e00::/3211
11.iiNet Limited7
12.Launtel PTY LTD6
13.M247 Ltd6
14.Pentanet5
15.Csiro5
16.Choopa, LLC4
17.Intergrid Group Pty Ltd4
18.Servers Australia Pty. Ltd3
19.Chinanet2
20.Tasmanet2
21.Security Shift Cloud PTY LTD1
22.Ovh Sas1
23.Colocity1
24.Siptalk1
25.Amazon Technologies Inc1

Default browser protocol in Australia

This graph shows the percentage of browsers that default to IPv6 vs. IPv4 when visiting the ipv6-test connection test.

Hopefully, in the not so distant future, the v6 part will grow taller than the v4 one.

Default browser protocol in Australia (dual-stack users)

This graph shows the percentage of browsers that default to IPv6 vs. IPv4 for users that have both v4 and v6 connectivity.

Usually a system will default to v6 when it's available, but in some cases with tunneled connections, v4 stays the default.

Top 25 internet service providers for IPv6 default in Australia (Sep 2019)

  ISP Test count IPv4 IPv4 % IPv6 IPv6 %
1.Ovh Sas2500.0%25100.0%
2.DCS Internet1600.0%16100.0%
3.Launtel PTY LTD600.0%6100.0%
4.Csiro800.0%8100.0%
5.Choopa, LLC500.0%5100.0%
6.Colocity2400.0%24100.0%
7.Servers Australia Pty. Ltd12500.0%125100.0%
8.2405:6e00::/321900.0%19100.0%
9.Pentanet1000.0%10100.0%
10.Siptalk1218.3%1191.7%
11.Chinanet10110.0%990.0%
12.Tasmanet9111.1%888.9%
13.Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, Regional Internet Registry for the Asia-Pacific Region, 6 Cordelia Street, PO Box 3646, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia2563112.1%22587.9%
14.Origin Energy Retail Limited16212.5%1487.5%
15.Internode3545515.5%29984.5%
16.RIPE Network Coordination Center611016.4%5183.6%
17.Telstra Corporation57510818.8%46781.2%
18.Aussie Broadband1,25824919.8%1,00980.2%
19.Exetel Pty Ltd1903820.0%15280.0%
20.iiNet Limited10330.0%770.0%
21.Hurricane Electric LLC421331.0%2969.0%
22.M247 Ltd8450.0%450.0%
23.Intergrid Group Pty Ltd171270.6%529.4%
24.Security Shift Cloud PTY LTD3535100.0%00.0%
25.Amazon Technologies Inc55100.0%00.0%

IPv6 address types in Australia

Here you can see the evolution of address types over time, and measure usage of 6to4 and Teredo tunneled connectivity.

It should be noted that because 6rd works with native addresses, it cannot be detected here as tunneled. This is also the case with VPN based tunnels.

Downstream bandwidth in Australia

This graph illustrates the connection speed gap between IPv4 and IPv6, numbers represent v6 speed as percentage of v4 speed.

The lower IPv6 speeds are often caused by tunneling overhead or insufficient v6 connectivity or peering capacity at ISPs.

Top 25 internet service providers for IPv6 speed in Australia (Sep 2019)

  ISP Test count IPv6 average
1.Amazon Technologies Inc534.2 Mbps
2.Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, Regional Internet Registry for the Asia-Pacific Region, 6 Cordelia Street, PO Box 3646, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia25622.0 Mbps
3.Exetel Pty Ltd19017.3 Mbps
4.Aussie Broadband1,25814.6 Mbps
5.Telstra Corporation57511.4 Mbps
6.Internode3549.2 Mbps
7.2405:6e00::/32197.0 Mbps
8.Siptalk123.8 Mbps
9.DCS Internet161.6 Mbps
10.Tasmanet91.6 Mbps
11.iiNet Limited101.3 Mbps
12.Hurricane Electric LLC421.1 Mbps
13.Intergrid Group Pty Ltd170.0 Mbps
14.Csiro80.0 Mbps
15.Pentanet100.0 Mbps
16.Launtel PTY LTD60.0 Mbps
17.RIPE Network Coordination Center610.0 Mbps
18.Choopa, LLC50.0 Mbps
19.Colocity240.0 Mbps
20.Origin Energy Retail Limited160.0 Mbps
21.Security Shift Cloud PTY LTD350.0 Mbps
22.Ovh Sas250.0 Mbps
23.Chinanet100.0 Mbps
24.Servers Australia Pty. Ltd1250.0 Mbps
25.M247 Ltd80.0 Mbps