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NSFNET

NSFnet

(National Science Foundation NETwork) The network funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, which linked five supercomputer sites across the country in the mid-1980s. Universities were also allowed to connect to it. In 1988, it was upgraded from its original 56 Kbps lines to T1 circuits. By the early 1990s, NSFnet was using a T3 backbone and served as the primary Internet backbone until 1995, when the Net became commercialized. See ARPAnet.
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Entre 1989 y 1994 America Latina ya estaba conectada por TCP/IP (Internet) con NSFNET (National Science Foundation Network) (Dholakia, et al.
As TCP/IP was being developed and ARPANET and NSFNET were growing, someone had to be managing the existing networks.
In conjunction with this legislative change, in 1992, NSFNET began
We show the 2-hop away SD pair case for the Ring topology in Fig 14, the 2-hop away SD pair case for the NSFNET topology in Fig 15.
From a technical standpoint, the work on Project MAC and other time-sharing systems in the 1960s laid the groundwork for the ARPANet in the 1970s, the NSFNet in the 1980s, and the commercial Internet in the 1990s and beyond.
Posteriormente, la NSF (National Science Fundation) crea su propia red informatica llamada NSFNET, mas tarde absorbe a ARPANET, estableciendo una gran red con propositos cientificos y academicos, se crean nuevas redes de libre acceso que se unen a NSFNET, formando el embrion de lo que hoy conocemos como INTERNET.
The Internet evolved out of the National Science Foundation's NSFNET backbone, which was created in 1986 (and decommissioned in 1997) to provide universities all over the country with access to federally funded supercomputing centers located at five major universities.
8) REUNA: Red Universitaria Nacional, 1986 REUNA comenzo operando como una organizacion cooperativa de interconexion universitaria; en 1991 se constituyo como una corporacion de derecho privado sin fines de lucro y un ano despues, gracias a la autorizacion de la National Science Foundation (NSF)--Estados Unidos- y al aporte de CONICYT, Fundacion Andes y la OEA, se conecta a Internet a traves de la red NSFNet.
In 1984 the NSF began a program to fund research in networking and created the first large backbones for NSFNet, successor to the CSNET and Arpanet.
National Science Foundation (NSF) opened internet networks between universities called NSFNet.