LTE devices must support IPv6, says Verizon

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Any manufacturers who want their devices to work on Verizon's upcoming Long Term Evolution network will have to give them the ability to support IPv6.

According to device requirements Verizon released earlier this year, any device that hooks onto the LTE network currently being built on the 700MHz band "shall support IPv6" and further states that "the device shall be assigned an IPv6 address whenever it attaches to the LTE network." The requirements make support for IPv4 optional and state that any device supporting IPv4 "shall be able to support simultaneous IPv6 and IPv4 sessions."

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