Italy IPv6 in Italy

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

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 Italy (Oct 2019)

  ISP IPv6 tests count
1.Fastweb Networks271
2.Aruba S.p.A.55
3.Private Layer Inc Global41
4.Aruba S.p.A. Network37
5.Interbusiness31
6.Prometeus Network23
7.Hurricane Electric LLC21
8.Informatica-system10
9.Mnet9
10.M247 Ltd9
11.Cloudflarewarp9
12.Tiscali Italia SpA6
13.Sky Italia5

IPv6 and v4 protocol support in Italy (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 Italy (unique addresses, Oct 2019)

  ISP Unique IPv6 addresses
1.Fastweb Networks148
2.Interbusiness22
3.Hurricane Electric LLC16
4.Informatica-system9
5.Cloudflarewarp8
6.Mnet6
7.M247 Ltd6
8.Aruba S.p.A.4
9.Sky Italia4
10.Aruba S.p.A. Network3
11.Tiscali Italia SpA2
12.Prometeus Network2
13.Private Layer Inc Global1

Default browser protocol in Italy

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 Italy (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 Italy (Oct 2019)

  ISP Test count IPv4 IPv4 % IPv6 IPv6 %
1.Mnet900.0%9100.0%
2.Hurricane Electric LLC2100.0%21100.0%
3.Private Layer Inc Global4100.0%41100.0%
4.Informatica-system1000.0%10100.0%
5.Sky Italia500.0%5100.0%
6.Aruba S.p.A. Network3738.1%3491.9%
7.Fastweb Networks2713412.5%23787.5%
8.Aruba S.p.A.551018.2%4581.8%
9.Interbusiness311754.8%1445.2%
10.M247 Ltd9666.7%333.3%
11.Cloudflarewarp9888.9%111.1%
12.Prometeus Network232295.7%14.3%
13.Tiscali Italia SpA66100.0%00.0%

IPv6 address types in Italy

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 Italy

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 Italy (Oct 2019)

  ISP Test count IPv6 average
1.Sky Italia589.3 Mbps
2.Hurricane Electric LLC2151.8 Mbps
3.Fastweb Networks27142.3 Mbps
4.Prometeus Network2333.2 Mbps
5.Interbusiness3132.9 Mbps
6.Tiscali Italia SpA610.8 Mbps
7.Mnet90.0 Mbps
8.Aruba S.p.A.550.0 Mbps
9.Aruba S.p.A. Network370.0 Mbps
10.Private Layer Inc Global410.0 Mbps
11.Informatica-system100.0 Mbps
12.M247 Ltd90.0 Mbps
13.Cloudflarewarp90.0 Mbps