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  2. UUNET - Wikipedia

    UUNET, founded in 1987, was one of the first and largest commercial Internet service providers and one of the early Tier 1 networks. It was based in Northern Virginia . Today, UUNET is an internal brand of Verizon Business (formerly MCI ).

  3. UUNET -- Company History

    A Pioneering Internet Service Provider: 1987-94. UUNet Technologies Inc. (UUNET) was founded in 1987, and in 1988 it sold the first commercial connection to the Internet. For the next several years UUNET would be a pioneering Internet service provider (ISP) and offer innovative services.

  4. Adams, Richard L |

    Richard L. Adams, Jr. is the founder of UUnet Technologies, the first commercial Internet Service Provider (ISP) and one of the largest Internet traffic carriers in the world. Among other things, Adams's accomplishments at the helm of UUnet include the invention of Serial Line Internet Protocol (SLIP), technology that allows personal computers ...

  5. Definition of UUNET | PCMag

    Home Encyclopedia U UUNET Browse Encyclopedia A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9 (UUNET Technologies, Inc., Fairfax, VA, Founded in 1987, UUNET was the...

  6. MFS to buy UUNet in $2 billion deal - CNET

    MFS Communications announced plans today to acquire Internet service provider UUNet Technologies in a deal valued at $2 billion. MFS builds and maintains fiber-optic telephone networks.

  7. UUNET | LinkedIn

    UUNET founded in 1987 and based in Northern Virginia was the first commercial Internet service provider. Today, UUNET is an internal brand of Verizon Business (formerly MCI). Website...

  8. UUNET To Introduce Global Web Hosting Services - Verizon

    UUNET Technologies, Inc., the world's largest provider of Internet. services and a subsidiary of WorldCom, Inc. (NASDAQ: WCOM), today. announced it will offer its web hosting customers the ability to host. web sites at multiple locations around the world. This service provides.

  9. Death penalty lifted against UUNet - CNET

    Usenet activists are lifting a "death penalty" against backbone Internet provider UUNet (UUNT), saying that spam from the ISP's customers to newsgroups has dropped so dramatically that the action...

  10. Uunet |

    Incorporated: 1987 as UUNet Technologies Inc. Employees: 7,000. Sales: $3.5 billion (1999) NAIC: 514191 Online Information Services. Founded in 1987, UUNET is recognized not only as the first commercial Internet service provider (ISP), but it is also the world ’ s leading Internet carrier.

  11. UUNET Technologies - Crunchbase Company Profile & Funding

    Details. UUNET Technologies is an American technology company that provides internet access options, and application and consultancy services. UUNET Technologies was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia. The company currently operates as a subsidiary of Verizon Business.