Canadians have a reason to worry; they are staring at an imminent danger of an Information Technology blackout. The Canadian blackout will result from slow IPv6 adoption
after the exhaustion of IPv4 protocols. A recent ranking of countries about the adoption of IPv6 by AKamai.com placed Canada at position 22. According to this ranking, Canada had an estimated IPv6 adoption rate of 5.6 percent which is way too small for a country such as Canada.
Belgium was ranked first in the adoption of the new generation internet protocol at 41.8 percent. A survey conducted by CiscoCanada shows that Countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Germany, and France which Canada competes with technologically all have better ranking an indication that they are several steps ahead in the adoption of the IPv6.