History of the Internet

Main

ARPANET is born.

1969

ARPANET has 13 computers on this new network.

1970

23 computers are now connected to ARPANET.

1971

Now 100 computers are connected to ARPANET.

1977

1,000 computers are now connected to ARPANET

1984

ARPANET expands as 10,000 computers are now connected.

1987

1 million computers are connected to ARPANET

1992

10 million users are now connected to ARPANET

1996

Over 100 million computers are now connected.

2001

Today OVER 1.7 billion internet users now have connection.

2010

Significant Contributions to the Internet

World wide web was created.

1989 - 1990

The world wide web was created by Sir Tim B. erners-Lee

There was 1 website.

1991

There is now 623 website.

1993

America Online came out with an unlimited monthly fee.

1996

Wikepedia was launched.

2001

It was launched by Jimmy Whales and Larry Sanger.

Youtube was created.

2005 - 2006

Youtube was bought by google for $1.65 billion.

Hulu was announced.

2007

Hulu is a website showing TV shows from ABC, NBC, and Fox.

Today there are over 230 million websites.

2010