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Through Incentives, Benefits, Costs, and this Notice, NTIA invited adopters and Challenges to IPv6 Implementation, 81 implementers of IPv6 as well as any FR 55182 (Aug. 18, 2016), available at: other interested stakeholders to share http://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/ information on the benefits, costs, and publications/ challenges they have experienced, as fr_ipv6_implementation_08182016.pdf. well as any insight into additional To assist in this purpose, NTIA is asking incentives that could aid future those who have implemented IPv6 to adoption, implementation, and support share their experiences and to highlight of IPv6. In response to requests for in particular the factors and additional time in which to comment, circumstances that supported their NTIA through this notice reopens the decision to move ahead and adopt the comment period. Comments received protocol. NTIA hopes to utilize input between the October 3, 2016 due date received through this request for for comments announced in the August comments to guide and inform future 18, 2016 notice, and publication of this promotion efforts, including the IPv6 notice in the Federal Register, will be Best Practice Forum being organized for deemed to be timely. the 2016 Internet Governance Forum, DATES: Comments are due no later than which will be held in December 2016, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on in Guadalajara, Mexico.1 October 17, 2016. The original deadline for submission ADDRESSES: Written comments may be of comments was October 3, 2016. In submitted by email to response to requests for additional time ipv6@ntia.doc.gov. Comments in which to comment, NTIA reopens the submitted by email should be machinecomment period with this notice. readable and should not be copyComments received between the protected. 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For example, what are a part of the public record and will are the direct performance benefits of generally be posted to https:// implementing IPv6 for end users, or for www.ntia.doc.gov/federal-registernotice/ enhanced network security, as 2016/incentives-benefits-costsandcompared to IPv4? challenges-ipv6-implementation 2. What are the expected or without change. All personal identifying unexpected benefits of implementing information (for example, name, IPv6? address) voluntarily submitted by the 1 http://www.igf2016.mx/. commenter may be publicly accessible. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE III. Data 69045 PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 69046 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 193 / Wednesday, October 5, 2016 / Notices Obstacles: 1. What are the biggest obstacles related to IPv6 implementation? For example, is it difficult to access adequate vendor support for IPv6 hardware and/or software? Does successful implementation depend directly on another service provider? 2. How does an organization overcome those obstacles? Incentives: 1. What factors contribute to an organization’s decision to implement IPv6? 2. What additional incentives would be helpful in a decision to implement IPv6? 3. If one factor made the crucial difference in deciding to implement IPv6, as opposed to not implementing IPv6, what is that factor? Motivation: 1. What is typically the driving motivation behind an organization’s decision to implement IPv6? 2. What are the job titles and/or roles of the people within an organization typically involved in a decision to implement IPv6? What are those individuals’ primary motivations when it comes to implementing IPv6? Return on Investment: 1. What is the anticipated return on an IPv6-related investment? How quickly is a return on investment expected? 2. Is return on investment a reason to implement IPv6, or is implementation considered a cost of doing business? Implementation: 1. How long does the planning process for IPv6 implementation take? 2. How long does actual implementation of IPv6 typically take? Is implementation a single event or evolutionary? Cost of Implementation: 1. What are the different types of costs involved in implementing IPv6? What are the typical magnitudes of each type of cost? 2. How does an organization cover those costs? 3. How does an organization justify those costs? 4. What considerations are there for cost-saving? 5. What implication does the size of an organization implementing IPv6 have on cost? Promotional Efforts: 1. What promotional efforts, if any, should NTIA take? What would have the most impact? 2. What promotional efforts, if any, are being led by the private sector? Have they been effective? 3. Which additional stakeholders should NTIA target? What is the most effective forum? 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

[Docket No. 160810714-6714-01]
RIN 0660-XC029


The Incentives, Benefits, Costs, and Challenges to IPv6 
Implementation

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On August 18, 2016, the National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration (NTIA) issued a notice and request for 
public comments seeking input to guide NTIA in future Internet Protocol 
version 6 (IPv6) promotional activities. Through this Notice, NTIA 
invited adopters and implementers of IPv6 as well as any other 
interested stakeholders to share information on the benefits, costs, 
and challenges they have experienced, as well as any insight into 
additional incentives that could aid future adoption, implementation, 
and support of IPv6. In response to requests for additional time in 
which to comment, NTIA through this notice reopens the comment period. 
Comments received between the October 3, 2016 due date for comments 
announced in the August 18, 2016 notice, and publication of this notice 
in the Federal Register, will be deemed to be timely.

DATES: Comments are due no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time 
on October 17, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted by email to 
ipv6@ntia.doc.gov. Comments submitted by email should be machine-
readable and should not be copy-protected. Written comments also may be 
submitted by mail to the National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Room 4725, Attn: IPv6 RFC 2016, Washington, DC 20230. Responders 
should include the name of the person or organization filing the 
comment, as well as a page number on each page of the submission. All 
comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be 
posted to https://www.ntia.doc.gov/federal-registernotice/2016/incentives-benefits-costsand-challenges-ipv6-implementation without 
change. All personal identifying information (for example, name, 
address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly 
accessible. Please do not submit business information that is 
confidential or otherwise protected. NTIA will accept anonymous 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ashley Heineman, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4701, Washington, DC 
20230; telephone (202) 482-0298; email aheineman@ntia.doc.gov. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-
7002 or by email at press@ntia.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The original notice sought public comment to 
guide NTIA in its future efforts to engage more directly in promoting 
IPv6 deployment and use, with a particular focus on implementation. See 
Notice and request for public comment, The Incentives, Benefits, Costs, 
and Challenges to IPv6 Implementation, 81 FR 55182 (Aug. 18, 2016), 
available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/files/ntia/publications/fr_ipv6_implementation_08182016.pdf. To assist in this purpose, NTIA is 
asking those who have implemented IPv6 to share their experiences and 
to highlight in particular the factors and circumstances that supported 
their decision to move ahead and adopt the protocol. NTIA hopes to 
utilize input received through this request for comments to guide and 
inform future promotion efforts, including the IPv6 Best Practice Forum 
being organized for the 2016 Internet Governance Forum, which will be 
held in December 2016, in Guadalajara, Mexico.\1\
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    The original deadline for submission of comments was October 3, 
2016. In response to requests for additional time in which to comment, 
NTIA reopens the comment period with this notice. Comments received 
between the October 3, 2016 due date for comments announced in the 
August 18, 2016 notice, and publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register, are deemed to be timely.
    Request for Comment: NTIA invites comment on the following 
questions, in whole or in part:
    Benefits:
    1. What are the benefits of implementing IPv6? For example, what 
are the direct performance benefits of implementing IPv6 for end users, 
or for enhanced network security, as compared to IPv4?
    2. What are the expected or unexpected benefits of implementing 
IPv6?

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    Obstacles:
    1. What are the biggest obstacles related to IPv6 implementation? 
For example, is it difficult to access adequate vendor support for IPv6 
hardware and/or software? Does successful implementation depend 
directly on another service provider?
    2. How does an organization overcome those obstacles?
    Incentives:
    1. What factors contribute to an organization's decision to 
implement IPv6?
    2. What additional incentives would be helpful in a decision to 
implement IPv6?
    3. If one factor made the crucial difference in deciding to 
implement IPv6, as opposed to not implementing IPv6, what is that 
factor?
    Motivation:
    1. What is typically the driving motivation behind an 
organization's decision to implement IPv6?
    2. What are the job titles and/or roles of the people within an 
organization typically involved in a decision to implement IPv6? What 
are those individuals' primary motivations when it comes to 
implementing IPv6?
    Return on Investment:
    1. What is the anticipated return on an IPv6-related investment? 
How quickly is a return on investment expected?
    2. Is return on investment a reason to implement IPv6, or is 
implementation considered a cost of doing business?
    Implementation:
    1. How long does the planning process for IPv6 implementation take?
    2. How long does actual implementation of IPv6 typically take? Is 
implementation a single event or evolutionary?
    Cost of Implementation:
    1. What are the different types of costs involved in implementing 
IPv6? What are the typical magnitudes of each type of cost?
    2. How does an organization cover those costs?
    3. How does an organization justify those costs?
    4. What considerations are there for cost-saving?
    5. What implication does the size of an organization implementing 
IPv6 have on cost?
    Promotional Efforts:
    1. What promotional efforts, if any, should NTIA take? What would 
have the most impact?
    2. What promotional efforts, if any, are being led by the private 
sector? Have they been effective?
    3. Which additional stakeholders should NTIA target? What is the 
most effective forum?
    4. Should NTIA partner with any particular stakeholder group?
    Additional Issues: NTIA invites commenters to provide any 
additional information on other issues not identified in this RFC that 
could contribute to NTIA's understanding of the considerations that 
organizations take into account when deciding to proceed with IPv6 
implementation, as well as future IPv6 promotional efforts that NTIA 
may undertake.

    Dated: September 29, 2106.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-24033 Filed 10-4-16; 8:45 am]
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