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the national science foundation,

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What was NSFNET?

A wide-area network developed under the auspices of the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSFnet replaced ARPANET as the main government network linking universities and research facilities. In 1995, the NSF implemented a new backbone called very high-speed Backbone Network Service (vBNS), which serves as a testing ground for the next generation of Internet technologies.

What is the origin of Internet?

The internet started as a military and academic application to allow the transfer of data between bases and universities. It was called ARPANET. ARPANET was expanded upon and grew into the NSFNET project in the early 1980s. From there, NSFNET grew into a major portion of the backbone of the internet.

When was the internet used first?

On January 1, 1983 (this is technically the birth of the Internet), when the United States' National Science Foundation (NSF)constructed a university network backbone that would later become the NSFNet.

When was the internet available after ARPAnet?

ARPANET stands for the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network. It went live in the year 1969 and was superseded by NSFNET in 1990.

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