Germany IPv6 in Germany

These graphs show the evolution of default protocol, v6 address types, and average bandwidth in Germany 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 Germany

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 Germany (Nov 2018)

  ISP IPv6 tests count
1.Unitymedia5,114
2.DTAG European region4,667
3.Kabeldeutschland2,572
4.KabelBW1,976
5.Versatel Deutschland1,343
6.Telekom Deutschland GmbH669
7.Contabo GmbH565
8.Hurricane Electric548
9.Hetzner518
10.Hurricane Electric LLC383
11.DGW Network379
12.Mnet378
13.Leaseweb Germany GmbH368
14.NetCologne GmbH331
15.M247 Ltd273
16.Hansenet250
17.Strato Rechenzentrum149
18.Tele Columbus AG139
19.Netcup-gmbh138
20.KMS Network132
21.wilhelm.tel GmbH115
22.PrimaCom Berlin GmbH112
23.myLoc managed IT AG95
24.Vautron Network84
25.Dfn83

IPv6 and v4 protocol support in Germany (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 Germany (unique addresses, Nov 2018)

  ISP Unique IPv6 addresses
1.DTAG European region2,769
2.Unitymedia2,101
3.Kabeldeutschland1,333
4.KabelBW1,142
5.Versatel Deutschland771
6.Telekom Deutschland GmbH528
7.Hurricane Electric320
8.DGW Network252
9.Mnet225
10.Hurricane Electric LLC208
11.NetCologne GmbH204
12.Hansenet154
13.Hetzner154
14.Tele Columbus AG93
15.wilhelm.tel GmbH73
16.PrimaCom Berlin GmbH67
17.KMS Network67
18.M247 Ltd57
19.Contabo GmbH51
20.Netcup-gmbh47
21.inexio Informationstechnologie und Telekommunikation KGaA45
22.Deutsche Telekom AG41
23.Leaseweb Germany GmbH40
24.Dfn39
25.Das AS der Netcom38

Default browser protocol in Germany

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 Germany (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 Germany (Nov 2018)

  ISP Test count IPv4 IPv4 % IPv6 IPv6 %
1.Xirra GmbH6300.0%63100.0%
2.Nynex-fiber800.0%8100.0%
3.WobCom GmbH700.0%7100.0%
4.Vodafone500.0%5100.0%
5.Surfplanet GmbH2500.0%25100.0%
6.Joey Julian Koenig2000.0%20100.0%
7.Event Network500.0%5100.0%
8.TAL.DE Klaus Internet Service GmbH1700.0%17100.0%
9.Smart-weblications500.0%5100.0%
10.Nynex2700.0%27100.0%
11.RIPE Network Coordination Center1200.0%12100.0%
12.envia TEL GmbH700.0%7100.0%
13.Vautron Network8400.0%84100.0%
14..net500.0%5100.0%
15.UniBonn1200.0%12100.0%
16.Hamcom500.0%5100.0%
17.S-it600.0%6100.0%
18.Tng-ag600.0%6100.0%
19.Orange S.A.500.0%5100.0%
20.Contabo GmbH565162.8%54997.2%
21.William Weber3213.1%3196.9%
22.myLoc managed IT AG9544.2%9195.8%
23.Das AS der Netcom4524.4%4395.6%
24.Freifunk Rheinland FRA2214.5%2195.5%
25.Karlsruhe Institute of Technology1915.3%1894.7%

IPv6 address types in Germany

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 Germany

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 Germany (Nov 2018)

  ISP Test count IPv6 average
1.myLoc managed IT AG95380.5 Mbps
2.Hetzner Online GmbH52317.9 Mbps
3.University of Muenster14206.9 Mbps
4.Ewetel8182.7 Mbps
5.Joey Julian Koenig20173.7 Mbps
6.Das AS der Netcom45169.0 Mbps
7.DGW Network379106.1 Mbps
8.Kabeldeutschland2,57297.8 Mbps
9.Unitymedia5,11497.0 Mbps
10.Hetzner51892.7 Mbps
11.KabelBW1,97688.8 Mbps
12.Hse-medianet1287.6 Mbps
13.Strato Rechenzentrum14982.5 Mbps
14.Tele Columbus AG13981.3 Mbps
15.wilhelm.tel GmbH11581.0 Mbps
16.Ovh1673.3 Mbps
17.PrimaCom Berlin GmbH11260.1 Mbps
18.Linode2959.2 Mbps
19.Belwue4058.4 Mbps
20.Versatel Deutschland1,34346.6 Mbps
21.DTAG European region4,66741.9 Mbps
22.Hurricane Electric54839.9 Mbps
23.Hamcom539.5 Mbps
24.NetCologne GmbH33135.2 Mbps
25.KMS Network13232.3 Mbps