Ntc 362 Week 1 Essay

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Telecommunication Time Line Eric Lopez NTC 362 November 19, 2013 Richard Swafford JR Telecommunication Time Line * 1876 * Bell’s Telephone brought telecommunication to everyday homes * 1896 * Guglielmo Marconi patented wireless system * 1901 * Transmitted signals across the Atlantic * 1919 * Radio Corporation of America * 1926 * NBC, National Broadcast Company was created * 1939 * NBC began broadcasting television signals * 1945 * Broadcasting stopped until end of World War II * 1950 * American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) * 1957 * Advance Research Project Agency, ARPA, was created in response Sputnik * Created by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to fill military requirements. * 1960s * Marshal McLuhan envision “Global Village” * 1968 * FCC forced Bell to allow non-bell equipment (fax machine) to hook to networks * 1969 * Arpanet * Commissioned by DoD during the Cold War to develop Military Communication Network in case of nuclear war * 1973 * ¾ of network traffic connecting research universities consisted of email. * 1979 * Emoticon was created * Emoticons were created due to messages being missed received and became used to convey emotion, as well as tone. * 1980 * Personal Computer became more popular * 1982 * TCP, Transmission Control Protocol and IP, Internet Protocol was developed * Created in response to the need to connect smaller networks link together. This allowed the creation of the World Wide Web. * 1990s * Most powerful means of two-way individual communication * World Wide Web, allowed unsophisticated users to “surf the internet” * Federal programs promoted Internet access to public schools and
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