• Begins of internet

    The history of the Internet begins with the development of electronic computers in the 1950s.
  • US Departament of deffense

    The US Department of Defense awarded contracts as early as the 1960s for packet network systems, including the development of the ARPANET (which would become the first network to use the Internet Protocol.)
  • Communications protocols

    1970s using a variety of communications protocols. Donald Davies was the first to put theory into practice by designing a packet-switched network at the National Physics Laboratory in the UK.
  • Acces to the ARPANET

    Access to the ARPANET was expanded in 1981 when the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded the Computer Science Network (CSNET).
  • Internet Protocol

    In 1982, the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) was introduced as the standard networking protocol on the ARPANET.
  • Decomission

    The ARPANET was decommissioned in 1990.
  • Internet is take over

    The Internet's takeover of the global communication landscape was almost instant in historical terms: it only communicated 1% of the information flowing through two-way telecommunications networks in the year 1993, already 51% by 2000, and more than 97% of the telecommunicated information by 2007.