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A Canadian campus has converted to the latest internet protocol, but with just a few weeks until web giants give the new protocol a test run, questions remain about higher education’s readiness for the long-awaited transition.

The global proliferation of numerical addresses for web-capable computers and phones has led to a shortage of IP addresses in the current IPv4 platform. The next generation of IP address – known as IPv6 – will offer exponentially more addresses, IT experts said.


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