NSFNET

Definition : National Science Foundation Network
Category : Computing » Networking
Country/Region : Worldwide Worldwide
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What does NSFNET mean?

The National Science Foundation Network (NSFNET) was a program of coordinated, evolving projects sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) beginning in 1985 to promote advanced research and education networking in the United States.NSFNET was also the name given to several nationwide backbone networks that were constructed to support NSFs networking initiatives from 1985-1995.