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jan 1, 1965 - Lawrence Roberts & Thomas Marill Create First Wide-area Network

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Lawrence Roberts (MIT) and Thomas Marill get an ARPA contract to create the first wide-area network (WAN) connection via long distant dial-up between a TX-2 computer in Massachusetts and a Q-32 computer in California. The system confirms that packet switching offers the most promising model for communication between computers.

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jan 1, 1965
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~ 53 years ago
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