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 (Jul 2019)

  ISP IPv6 tests count
1.Aussie Broadband1,747
2.Telstra Corporation786
3.Internode385
4.Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, Regional Internet Registry for the Asia-Pacific Region, 6 Cordelia Street, PO Box 3646, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia293
5.Exetel Pty Ltd226
6.Servers Australia Pty. Ltd110
7.Hurricane Electric LLC82
8.Security Shift Cloud PTY LTD44
9.Intergrid Group Pty Ltd41
10.Origin Energy Retail Limited27
11.Ovh Sas21
12.Colocity20
13.2405:6e00::/3216
14.Pentanet15
15.The Signal Co. Wireless11
16.Vixtel Pty Ltd9
17.Choopa, LLC8
18.Transworld Associates (pvt) Limited8
19.Siptalk8
20.Fish-Network7
21.DCS Internet6
22.SoftLayer Technologies Inc.6
23.Keystone5
24.DediPath5

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, Jul 2019)

  ISP Unique IPv6 addresses
1.Aussie Broadband900
2.Telstra Corporation502
3.Internode227
4.Exetel Pty Ltd136
5.Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, Regional Internet Registry for the Asia-Pacific Region, 6 Cordelia Street, PO Box 3646, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia123
6.Hurricane Electric LLC44
7.Origin Energy Retail Limited18
8.2405:6e00::/3211
9.Pentanet9
10.The Signal Co. Wireless8
11.Intergrid Group Pty Ltd7
12.DCS Internet6
13.Choopa, LLC6
14.Siptalk6
15.Servers Australia Pty. Ltd4
16.Ovh Sas2
17.Keystone2
18.SoftLayer Technologies Inc.2
19.Fish-Network2
20.DediPath2
21.Transworld Associates (pvt) Limited1
22.Colocity1
23.Security Shift Cloud PTY LTD1
24.Vixtel Pty Ltd1

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 (Jul 2019)

  ISP Test count IPv4 IPv4 % IPv6 IPv6 %
1.Keystone500.0%5100.0%
2.Servers Australia Pty. Ltd11000.0%110100.0%
3.Colocity2000.0%20100.0%
4.Fish-Network700.0%7100.0%
5.Vixtel Pty Ltd900.0%9100.0%
6.The Signal Co. Wireless1100.0%11100.0%
7.Ovh Sas2100.0%21100.0%
8.DCS Internet600.0%6100.0%
9.Origin Energy Retail Limited2713.7%2696.3%
10.Pentanet15213.3%1386.7%
11.Exetel Pty Ltd2263515.5%19184.5%
12.Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, Regional Internet Registry for the Asia-Pacific Region, 6 Cordelia Street, PO Box 3646, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia2934615.7%24784.3%
13.Aussie Broadband1,74733018.9%1,41781.1%
14.Telstra Corporation78618723.8%59976.2%
15.Internode38510026.0%28574.0%
16.2405:6e00::/3216531.3%1168.8%
17.Choopa, LLC8450.0%450.0%
18.Hurricane Electric LLC825162.2%3137.8%
19.Siptalk8562.5%337.5%
20.Intergrid Group Pty Ltd412765.9%1434.1%
21.DediPath5480.0%120.0%
22.SoftLayer Technologies Inc.6583.3%116.7%
23.Transworld Associates (pvt) Limited88100.0%00.0%
24.Security Shift Cloud PTY LTD4444100.0%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 (Jul 2019)

  ISP Test count IPv6 average
1.Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, Regional Internet Registry for the Asia-Pacific Region, 6 Cordelia Street, PO Box 3646, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia29325.2 Mbps
2.Aussie Broadband1,74716.4 Mbps
3.Telstra Corporation78615.4 Mbps
4.Exetel Pty Ltd2269.1 Mbps
5.Internode3858.9 Mbps
6.2405:6e00::/32165.1 Mbps
7.SoftLayer Technologies Inc.63.8 Mbps
8.Intergrid Group Pty Ltd411.7 Mbps
9.Hurricane Electric LLC821.4 Mbps
10.Servers Australia Pty. Ltd1100.0 Mbps
11.Origin Energy Retail Limited270.0 Mbps
12.DCS Internet60.0 Mbps
13.The Signal Co. Wireless110.0 Mbps
14.Choopa, LLC80.0 Mbps
15.Ovh Sas210.0 Mbps
16.Transworld Associates (pvt) Limited80.0 Mbps
17.Siptalk80.0 Mbps
18.Colocity200.0 Mbps
19.Pentanet150.0 Mbps
20.Keystone50.0 Mbps
21.Security Shift Cloud PTY LTD440.0 Mbps
22.Vixtel Pty Ltd90.0 Mbps
23.Fish-Network70.0 Mbps
24.DediPath50.0 Mbps