IPv6 in Last Mile and Access Networks

Format: Tutor-assisted online course
Language: Spanish
Duration: 30 hours
Cost: USD$179
Registration: TBA
Tutor: José Cotúa
Certification: LACNIC will issue an official certificate to students who successfully pass the course.

Course Objectives:

  • To study the basics of IPv6 deployment in last-mile and access networks.
  • To analyze the three most important fixed access networks in use today: GPON, xDSL and HFC DOCSIS.


  • Students will attend classes divided into different modules for six weeks, during which they will have access to audiovisual material and hands-on activities. New modules or topics will be available weekly as students advance through the program.
  • A forum will be provided for each topic or module. Participants will be able to communicate with their tutor as well as with their classmates, and to raise their doubts and ask any questions they may have in relation to the training and hands-on activities.
  • Students will be able to take an optional self-evaluation test at the end of each module to assess their progress.
  • Activities will start and end at 18:00 UTC (Universal Time Coordinated) on the dates specified for each module.
  • After completing the course, students must take and pass a mandatory final exam to obtain their certificate.

  • Knowledge of Internet, the IPv4 protocol, routing, and switching.
  • Basic knowledge of the IPv6 protocol and transition mechanisms.
  • Basic knowledge of DNS and DHCP servers.
  • Basic knowledge of copper, coaxial, and fiber optic transmission media.
  • Basic knowledge of command-line configuration of computers and servers.

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Calendar - IPv6 in Last Mile and Access Networks

1stMay 8Jun 5Jun 12Jul 24

Registration will open and close on the specified dates at 18:00 UTC.