The New Internet

McKimmie, Kathy
December 2004
Indiana Business Magazine;Dec2004, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p27
The article focuses on ultra high speed, next generation Internet network in Indiana. It says that the next generation is already a reality for a small handful of fortunate Internet users. This high-speed network run by an organization known as Internet. It's there for research, not for commerce. The high speed backbone network is named Abilene after the Kansas railhead of the 1860s that opened the Western frontier, just as the Abilene network aims to transform the work of researchers in the 21st century. The network, when fully developed will be 15000 times more fast then typical domestic broadband connection.


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