History of the Internet

Internet Growth

Internet is born

10/29/1969

Grows from 4 to 13 computers on the new network

1970 - 1971

Grows to 23 Computers on the network

1971 - 1975

60 computers on the network

1975 - 1977

Grows to 100 computers on the network

1977 - 1984

More than 100 computers on the network

1984 - 1987

10,000 computers on the network

1987 - 1992

One million computers on the network

1992 - 1996

Over 10 million computers on the network

1996 - 2001

Over 100 Million computers on the network

2001

Significant Contributions to the Internet

AOL starts selling games online for $1

1980

1 Website on the World Wide Web

1991 - 1992

Open source code operating system Linux developed by Linus Torvald

1991

4 Websites on the World Wide Web

1992 - 1993

623 Websites on the World Wide Web

1993 - 1994

10,022 Websites on the World Wide Web

1994 - 1995

23, 500 Websites on the World Wide Web

1995 - 1996

603,367 Websites on the World Wide Web

1996 - 1997

1,681,868 Websites on the World Wide Web

1997 - 1998

3,689,227 Websites on the World Wide Web

1998 - 1999

9,560,491 Websites on the World Wide Web

1999 - 2000

25,675,581 Websites on the World Wide Web

2000 - 2001

AOL had over 30 million global users

2001

Wikipedia Goes online

2002