MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
VIETNAM INTERNET NETWORK INFORMATION CENTER

VietNam National IPv6 plan

On 29th March, 2011, Minister of Information and Communications issued Vietnam National action plan on IPv6 which determined the objectives and specific roadmap for transition to IPv6 in Vietnam.
VietNam National IPv6 plan includes 3 following stages:
Stage 1: Preparation phase (2011 – 2012) with the main targets:
    •    Measuring the readiness status of local ISP networks with IPv6.
    •    Forming the national IPv6 testing network and implementation of IPv6 testing activities.
    •    Seting up the international native IPv6 connections.
    •    Performing extensive training of ICT human resources on IPv6.
    •    Local ISPs must setup their own IPv6 working group and issue their own IPv6 action plan that conform with the National plan.
Stage2: Implementation phase (2013 - 2015) with the main targets:
    •    Transition from IPv4 networks to simultaneously support IPv4 and IPv6.
    •    Forming national IPv6 network infrastructure.
    •    Provide testing IPv6 services to end users.
Stage 3: Accomplishment phase (2016 - 2019)
    •    Ensuring the stable operation of Internet in Vietnam with IPv6-based technology.