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Internet Explosion--The hay-day of the internet

by: Rio Frohriep

Internet Explosion--The hay-day of the internet Com 2400

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Rio Frohriep
GPA 3.02
Intro to Media and Telecom

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This week covers internet from its humble beginnings as a government network to its explosion into almost every home in the nation.
Intro to Media and Telecom
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Date Created: 11/06/15
Comm 2400 Intro to Media and Telecommunication 1996 Communications act allowed any company to go into anyone else business eg a TV company can sell TV Internet and Telephone as a bundle Vertical Integration A handful of corporations own companies that produce distribute and exhibit every form of media Disney News Corp Time Warner CBSNiacom Cable competitors Other technologies that compete with cable TVRO Television Receive Only Found in Rural areas wo cable Backyard dish picks up signals directly from the air and satellites Private cable SMATV Satellite Master Antenna Television A Private network set up for places like apts schools hospitals etc places that require a lot of private connections It allows the place to provide its own cable and programming to the consumers Wireless Cable MMDS Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service The Assembled cable signal is broadcast to the outlaying areas using microwave technology Today there are more than 32 million MMDS subscribers around the world DBS Direct Broadcast Satellite The assembled signal is beamed to the receiver dish via satellite 28 of the population subscribe to this service Direct TV Dish Network Now provide internet service to rural areas In the early days of cable Channels were advertiser supported INTERNET Internet essentially just ComputertoComputer communication ARPANET Advanced Research Projects Agency of the Dept of Defense First Company to create a network between computers around the country Decentralized network of Universities and Government Research Agencies Early Arpanet In 1971 23 computers were connected to the network In 1980 the number had grown to 213 Technologies that made Computer Communication Possible Packet Switching A method of sending and receiving messages in small packets Each packet has an address and is shet individually across the net and may follow different routs to its destination Communication Protocol TCPlP Transmission Control ProtocolInternet Protocol The set of rules that all computers in the network follow Developed by ATampT and Bell Labs By 1985 ARPA realized that the primary use of its network was not defense related research So they split the network into two separate networks One for military work one for civilian work ARPA handed the civilian network to the National Science Foundation By 1990 Over 100000 computers were on the network lSP lnternet Service Providers A local physical connection provider who serves as the customer s local gateway to the internet Back Bone Providers Backbone of the network is the broadband connection that sustains the long distance net working Privatization of the internet backbone By mid 1990 s NSF realized that the majority of business on the internet was not education related In 1995 NSF handed over the network backbone to private providers that already had a hand in the telecomm industry Network Access Points The seamless interconnection between networks to form gateways or Network Access Points NAP that allow smooth exchange There are similar access points with networks of other countries to form a global network World Wide Web Web is to the internet what windows is to PC Clicking the mouse generates the commands required to perform an action Vancouver Bush proposed the idea of developing a system of inter connected modules of knowledge Hypertextinterlinked knowledge system Ted Nelson was the first to coin the term Tim BernersLee Developed the core technology for the World Wide Web Developed HTTP protocol and HTML HTML the coding scheme for webpages Tim BernersLee developed this system and distributed it for free Grad students at UICU developed the first program to view HTML documents It was called Mosaic Marc Anderson Leader of the grad students that developed Mosaic Later developed Netscape the first commercial browser Bill Gates Developed the Microsoft Internet Explorer Web vs Internet are they the same thing NO The World Wide Web is the hyperlinked network of the internet it is a subset Information that is not formatted for the WWW is still accessible via computer if you know how to find it Modem Providing remote internet access The name comes from two words Mod modulation Dem Demodulation Modems convert the digital signal from the computer to an analog signal that the telephone network could carry then later converts it back on the receiving end Modem Speeds limit the flow of information Technologies that increase bandwidth DSL Digital Subscriber Line Broadband service created by telephone companies Cable Modem Circuit developed by cable companies Hybrid Fiber opticcoaxial cable HFC Networks are used to relay data to and from users Google Fiber Currently offering service to Stanford Kansas City Austin


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