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BII Group Signed a MoU with APNIC to Promote the Development of IPv6 Industry

Recently, BII and APNIC signed a MoU on IPv6. In the future, the parties will cooperate in the fields of basic technology research, management of IP address, new internet infrastructure, standards formulation, and industry ecology construction, committed to promoting rapid development of the IPv6 in the Asia-Pacific and the world. 

Today, IPv6 enters a golden age. IPv6 users and traffic increase rapidly, especially in the Asia-Pacific region represented by China and India. According to the white paper of China IPv6 Development Report, the number of active IPv6 users in China has amounted to 130 million. China's basic telecommunication companies have allocated IPv6 addresses to 1.207 billion users.

According to the MoU, BII Group will cooperate with APNIC in many fields such as tech innovation, address management, monitoring, new infrastructure construction, talent development and setting standards. In terms of infrastructure, the parties will develop and apply the internet and application infrastructure of IPv6-based DNS and new internet exchange note. In terms of tech research, the two sides will focus on IPv6 basic core technologies, IPv6 DNS, IPv6-based identification technology, etc. In terms of address management, the parties will carry out IPv6 address planning and management mechanism to build an efficient IPv6 address management mechanism, and support healthy development of the industry. In terms of monitoring the parties will cooperate on the basis of their respective expertise and advantages to build an IPv6-based development monitoring service platform.

BII Group Chairman Liu Dong said, IPv6 is the only way for future development in the wave of global digitalization. BII has been committed to the promotion of popularization of Next-Gen IPv6 Internet. The cooperation between APNIC and BII Group will accelerate the IPv6’s deployment and development, stimulate more IPv6 innovations, and empower the digital economy in Asia Pacific and the world.