History of the Internet

Main

Internet was Born!

October 29, 1969

A message of "lo" which was supposed to be "login" was sent from UCLA to Stanford.

Number of Computers Grew!

1970

The number of computers grew from 4 to 13.

Number of computers in Network grew again!

1971

The number grew to 23!

More than 100 computers on the Network

1977

More than one hundred computers were on the network.

1000 Computers!

1984

More than 1000 computers were on the network!

10,000!!

1987

There were more than 10,000 computers on the network. and they were just starting to make their way into people's homes.

One Million Computers!

1992

More than a million computers were connected throughout the network!

Ten Million!!

1996

More than ten million users were connected.

100 million!!

2001

More than 100 million users were connected to the internet!

1.7 Billion Users!

2014

More than 1.7 Billion users are connected to the Internet

Significant Contributions to the Internet

PC's made available to comsumers

1970

PC's were available to consumers in the late 1970's

World Wide Web!

1989 - 1990

Sir Tim Berners created the World Wide Web.

Linux

1991

College student, Linus Torvald, created an open source operating system which began as a non commercial replacement

Internet Growth

January 1991 - December 1991

One website

Internet Growth

January 1992 - December 1992

4 Websites

Internet Growth

January 1993 - December 1993

More than 623 Websites

Internet Growth

January 1994 - December 1994

around 10,022 websites

Internet Growth

January 1995 - December 1995

Around 23,500 websites

Internet Growth

January 1996 - December 1996

Around 603,367 websites.

Internet Growth

January 1997 - December 1997

Around 1,681,868 Websites

Internet Growth

January 1998 - December 1998

Around 3,689,227 Websites

Internet Growth

January 1999 - December 1999

Around 9,560,491 Websites

Internet Growth

January 2000 - December 2000

Around 25,675,581 Websites

Aol.

January 1, 2001 - December 31, 2001

By 2001, Aol had 30 Million Global users. almost 10% of Internet users were using Aol.

More Growth

January 2008 - December 2008

almost 30 million new websites were added to the internet

Internet Growth Today!

2013 - 2014

Today there are more than 230 Million Websites