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IPv6 Workshop at The Cable Show 2012 Explores Issues and Progress
Apr 17, 2012 (05:04 PM EDT)
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WASHINGTON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A special technical workshop at The Cable Show 2012 will explore the progress and issues surrounding the global transition to IPv6 Internet Protocol (IP) addressing. "Internet Protocol version 6" (IPv6) accommodates for the rapid growth of the Internet and the explosion of devices used for Internet access – which all require IP addresses.
To foster understanding and collaboration around the ongoing IPv6 transition, the workshop on May 23, 2012, at 3 p.m. will include three panels taking an in-depth look at vital IPv6 issues that are affecting every cable provider and programmer, as well as any company that uses the Internet. This workshop is hosted by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and sponsored by Cisco.
The Cable Show 2012 is NCTA's 61st annual convention and international exposition, which takes place May 21-23, 2012, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
During the workshop, the following topics will be featured:
Participants in the panels will include representatives of the following companies:
Admission to the IPv6 Workshop is included with The Cable Show 2012 full-program registration although a separate online RSVP is required. Registration is open now at www.thecableshow.com.
Additional, up-to-the-minute information for The Cable Show 2012 is available at www.thecableshow.com, or from NCTA's Department of Industry Affairs (202-222-2430). Prime exhibition space and sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting NCTA Convention Headquarters at (202) 463-7905 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
NCTA is the principal trade association for the U.S. cable industry, representing cable operators serving more than 90 percent of the nation's cable television households and more than 200 cable program networks. The cable industry is the nation's largest broadband provider of high-speed Internet access, serving 45 million customers, after investing more than $185 billion to build two-way interactive networks with fiber optic technology. Cable companies also provide state-of-the-art digital telephone service to 24 million American consumers.