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Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf at CNRI hold the first Gigabit (1000Mbps)
Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf at CNRI hold the first Gigabit (1000Mbps)

The number of hosts increases from 80,000 in January to 130,000 in July to over 160,000 in November!Australia, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Kingdom join the Internet. Commercial e-mail relays start between MCIMail through CNRI and Compuserve through Ohio State. The Internet Architecture Board reorganizes again reforming the IETF […]

1985 – the Internet (all TCP/IP interconnected networks)
1985 – the Internet (all TCP/IP interconnected networks)

SF announces the award of five supercomputing center contracts: Cornell Theory Center (CTC), directed by Nobel laureate Ken Wilson; The John Von Neumann Center (JVNC) at Princeton, directed by computational fluid dynamicist Steven Orszag; The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), directed at the University of Illinois by astrophysicist Larry Smarr; The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center […]

1980 – David Patterson and Berkeley Planes !
1980 –  David Patterson and Berkeley Planes !

Landweber’s proposal has many enthusiastic reviewers. At an NSF-sponsored workshop, the idea is revised in a way that both wins approval and opens up a new epoch for NSF itself. The revised proposal includes many more universities. It proposes a three-tiered structure involving ARPANET, a TELENET-based system, and an e-mail only service called PhoneNet. Gateways […]

The Network Working Group maintains its open system of discussion via RFCs
The Network Working Group maintains its open system of discussion via RFCs

The ARPANET geographical map now shows 61 nodes. Licklider arranges its administration to be turned over to the Defense Communications Agency (DCA). BBN remains the contractor responsible for network operations. BBN agrees to release the source code for IMPs and TIPs. The Network Working Group maintains its open system of discussion via RFCs and e-mail […]