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  2. How did the Internet start? | HowStuffWorks

    The start of the Internet can be traced to the government program called ARPA. Learn about the start of the Internet and the role of ARPA.

  3. What year did the Internet start? |

    Quick Answer. The World Wide Web became a global interconnected computer network available to the public on August 6, 1991, according to The Next Web. The first actual instances of connected computers in a network, known as an Internet, were in the 1960s.

  4. History of the Internet - Wikipedia

    The history of the Internet begins with the development of electronic computers in the 1950s. Initial concepts of wide area networking originated in several computer ...

  5. When did Internet start? | Yahoo Answers

    When Did The Internet Start. The internet as we know it has only been around for for two decades, approximately early 1990's. But the United States had been working on a national communication network for use in the military during the 1960's.

  6. When Did the Internet Start?

    The Internet has changed the way people interact and conduct business and will continue to do so in the future. Discover the history of the Internet and the changes ...

  7. How did the internet start? – Learnthenet

    The Internet started as ARPANET, a 1960s defence force project in the US which had the objective of connecting several super-computer sites in the country with one another so that if any one of them was destroyed by a nuclear explosion, for example, then the remaining computers would continue to function.

  8. How did the Internet start? |

    A: The Internet was first conceptualized in 1962 by J.C.R. Licklider of MIT as a "Galactic Network," then put into action at the U.S. federal research agency DARPA. Licklider's fellow researchers quickly realized the value of sharing data via a connected computer network, and ARPANET was born in late 1969.

  9. Internet - Wikipedia

    The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide. It is a network of ...

  10. Beginnings of the Internet - net history of the Internet/beginnings.html

    A project which began in the Pentagon that year, called Arpanet, gave birth to the Internet protocols sometime later (during the 1970's), but 1969 was not the Internet's beginnings. Surviving a nuclear attack was not Arpanet's motivation, nor was building a global communications network.

  11. The Invention of the Internet - Inventions -

    Unlike technologies such as the light bulb or the telephone, the Internet has no single “inventor.” Instead, it has evolved over time. The Internet got its start ...