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June 6, 2012 marks the beginning of the switchover to IPv6

IPv6 world launch date set for June

Building on the success of last summer's World IPv6 Day - when the world's largest internet companies took the next-generation internet protocol for a 24-hour test-drive - the Internet Society has scheduled its official, co-ordinated launch for June 6, 2012.
World IPv6 Day begins June 8th, 2011

World IPv6 Day is “important milestone” in solving IPv4 address exhaustion

World IPv6 Day begins tomorrow Wednesday, June 8th, and marks an “important milestone” in the development of a long-term solution to IPv4 address exhaustion and the continued growth of the open internet, according to Google. Starting at midnight UTC on June 8th over four hundred companies and organisations, including Google, Bing, Yahoo!, Facebook and Mozilla, will enable IPv6 on their main websites.