Status and Progress of Internet2

Chiu Tai Law

After the privatization of the Internet in 1995, new network applications for businesses, such as Web phones and electronic commerce, materialized. These developments, along with the increased popularity of the Internet, further strain the limited world network infrastructure. Additionally, invisible market forces drive profit margins that are so thin that Internet service providers (ISPs) have little incentive to upgrade.

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Status and Progress of Internet2

Chiu Tai Law

After the privatization of the Internet in 1995, new network applications for businesses, such as Web phones and electronic commerce, materialized. These developments, along with the increased popularity of the Internet, further strain the limited world network infrastructure. Additionally, invisible market forces drive profit margins that are so thin that Internet service providers (ISPs) have little incentive to upgrade.

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Publish Date: 01 November 1998


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