verizon_logoVerizon has posted specs for any LTE device that will be permitted on its LTE network. IPv6 support is mandated. IPv4 is optional. That’s quite a statement, since IPv4 traffic currently dominates the Internet.

LTE, Long_Term_Evolution , will provide much more bandwidth than current 3G cellular system.

A few relevant quotes from Verizon’s spec:

The device shall support IPv6. The device may support IPv4. IPv6 and IPv4 support shall be per the 3GPP Release 8 Specifications (March 2009)”. (section


The device shall be assigned an IPv6 address whenever it attaches to the LTE network. (section

For more info check our source.

And the Verizon LTE specifications: