Historic landmarks on the Internet in less than 128 words

Antiquity: Communication by 8th century sentinel chains: information coding, s
emaphore code 1837: Telegraph, Morse Code 1876: Telephone 1915: First intercont
inental link 1948: First multiplexing 1950
: communication of a com
puter on the telephone network 1956: Transatlantic t
elephone cable 1961: The first routers
1969: ARPET, ARPET, communication of a computer on the telephone network 1956: Transatlanti
c telephone cable 1961: The first routers 1969: ARPET, unco
mmunication of a computer on the telepho
ne network 1956: Transatlantic telephone cable 1961: The first routers 1969: ARPET, communic
ation of a computer on the telephone network 1956: Transatlantic telephone cable 1961: The
first routers 1969: ARPET, ARPET American inter-university computer networ
k 1970: CYCLADES, French equivalent of Arpane
t by Louis POUZIN 1974: TCP/IP Protocols (Robert KAHN and Vinton CERF) 1982: Generalization
of TCP/IP 1989: Arrival of the Web (Hyperlink, document network, www) 1990: Gen
eralization of Internet service provi
ders 2008: Internet of Things 2018: More than 10 billion connected devices. Video accounts for more than half of data exchanges on the internet.