ITREALMS Online, a multiple international award-winning medium, has concluded plans to host its first virtual meeting on the Internet Protocol version Six (IPv6) on Saturday, June 6, 2020.
Chairman of the IPv6 Council, Nigeria and Chief Executive Officer of the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), Mr. Mohammed Rudman has been slated to speak on IPv6 Evolution and 5G at the Zoom Webinar.
Rudman, who is also the President of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) has experience spanning over 15 years in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.
He also has to his credit, the growth of IXPN to an enviable position as the number 1 in localizing Internet traffics in Nigeria and by extension the West African region.
Remmy Nweke, ITREALMS Editor-in-Chief, said in a statement that the virtual meeting is in commemoration of the World IPv6 Day, 2020 as part of the media house drive for education and enlightenment under its digital rights series.
Nweke noted that this year’s theme would focus on “Role of IP in 5G v COVID-19 Debate” with some subthemes, for the webinar slated for Saturday, June 6, by 10 am Universal Time (11 am Nigeria time) at Zoom Webinar with meeting ID: Meeting ID: 748 9663 7846 and Password: 3ggKaz.
He recalled that a collaborating organization, DigitalSENSE Africa, has been leading this effort under the aegis of the Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable in commemoration of the World Internet Protocol Version Six (IPv6) Day, celebrated every June 6; to promote the adoption of IPv6 for the products and services as well as create awareness, especially in Nigeria.
He noted that ITREALMS is collaborating with DigitalSENSE Africa, an Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) accredited At-Large Structure (ALS), which brought IPv6 awareness to Nigeria since 2011.
This year’s virtual event, according to Nweke is to sustain the awareness around the IPv6 evolution despite the Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic, which trajectory kickoff was occasioned by the depletion of the Internet Protocol version Four (IPv4), over eight years ago.
He equally disclosed that experts have been selected to speak to the theme of this year “Role of IP in 5G vs COVID-19 Debate” urging the interested public to join in the webinar to know more about the theme.