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A Network of Networks

The Internet network is a hierarchical network of thousands of networks involving millions of host computers and tens of millions of users from over 100 countries. In March 1997, the one-millionth domain name was registered (from Internet World, October 1997 issue) - is considered as one registration.

ONet, BITS (Bell Internet Transit Services - formerly known as CA*net), CA*net 2 and CA*net 4 are three such networks.


Claude Cantin 2010-10-24