Currently 9.5 million U.S. citizens and 24 million North Americans are active Internet users, with 51% of all Internet users having joined during 1995. Amazing, isn't it? Here you can find out the history behind this incredible phenomenon.
The history of networking can be described by the combined growth of the Internet and appearance of LANs(Local Area Networks) at businesses and educational institutions. While the Overview and Glossary section pertains to both of these, this section focuses specifically on the evolution of the Internet. And besides, the development of LANs closely follow the growth of the Internet, since the growth of both are directly related.
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a different era of networking.