News and Announcements
14th June 2017
Termination of AAAA Filtering Service
Thank you for using Asahi Net.
We released our AAAA Filtering Service in 2012 to mark World IPv6 Launch day. However, with the launch of our IPv6 Connection Feature in April 2017 and in keeping with measures taken by NTT East and NTT West, we have decided to terminate the AAAA filtering service.
1. What is AAAA Filtering
It is a filtering function to eliminate AAAA record at the time of IPv4 connection for it may delay the data communication speed of web browsing, with the use of NTT East/West FTTH with FLET’S, in case a user accessing to a host that has both "A record (IPv4 address)" and "AAAA record (IPv6 address)" in the setting.
2. Planned Date of Closure
Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
3. Impact to Users
Generally, there is no visible impact to users.
4. About IPv6 Connection Feature
This feature enables Internet connection using IPv6, the latest protocol. Asahi Net provides IPv6 as a standard feature. (Some customers may need some registration process in order to activate this function.）Please refer to the following URL to see the details of applicable services and registration system.
For any inquiries, please contact our English Support Desk.