As for the speed boost that may come with IPv6, it's too early to say whether you'll see it or not. Facebook says it has seen users' News Feeds loading 20 percent to 40 percent faster on mobile devices using IPv6. Tests at Time Warner Cable have shown a 15 percent boost.
The speed increases might happen because users of IPv6 don't have to share an IPv4 address with other subscribers using Network Address Translation, a technique that makes the network work harder. But Facebook's Saab isn't ready to break out the confetti just yet.
"We're still trying to clarify the data," Saab said.
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