I am puzzled why ping times to the Cloudflare CDN for my domain (free tier) is over 200ms ping for IPv4 but less than 10ms for IPv6 (location: Melbourne Australia, ISP: Telstra).
Testing on https://cloudflare-test.judge.sh/
- IPv4: MIA (MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT)
- IPv6: MEL (TULLAMARINE)
The above post may explain that it’s related to commercial peering arrangements, but why would this only apply to IPv4?
Noting other ISPs in Australia have quick responses on the IPv4 address.
IP addresses are
Good thing Telstra has wide support of IPv6 across fixed and mobile broadband.