History of the Internet

  • Sputnik Launches into Space

    Sputnik Launches into Space
  • RAND publishes a report describing a network that divided messages into segments, travelling independently

    RAND publishes a report describing a network that divided messages into segments, travelling independently
  • - Donald Davies coined the term packet switching

    - Donald Davies coined the term packet switching
  • 1969 - Apranet facilitates the first packet-switching between UCLA and SRI international

    1969 -  Apranet facilitates the first packet-switching between UCLA and SRI international
  • email program is written by ray Tomlinson and the @ symbol is introduced

    email program is written by ray Tomlinson and the @ symbol is introduced
  • 75% of all networking traffic is E-mail

    75% of all networking traffic is E-mail
  • the first bulleting board system

    the first bulleting board system
  • Tim Berners-Lee coined the term “World Wide Web”

    Tim Berners-Lee coined the term “World Wide Web”
  • Mosaic was released: the first commercial software that allowed graphical access to content on the internet - the first internet web browser

    Mosaic was released: the first commercial software that allowed graphical access to content on the internet - the first internet web browser
  • 45 million people using the internet

    45 million people using the internet
  • 1.3 billion people connected to the internet worldwide

    1.3 billion people connected to the internet worldwide