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NSFNET growth until 1995

Donna Cox and Robert Patterson
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA),
National Science Foundation's Supercomputer Centers Program
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

URL: http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SCMS/DigLib/text/technology/Visualization-Study-NSFNET-Cox.html

NSFNET was a series of networks coordinated by NFS, created to serve research and education purposes. Based on ARPANET protocols, NFSNET served as the backbone of a growing internet up until April 1995. The role of the backbone has since been handed over to several commercial carriers, dissolving the notion of a single national Internet backbone.

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