Hall of Fame Highlights

Dai Davies brought Internet connectivity to the academic and research communities of Europe and then to other regions of the world, and continues doing so today. In fact, throughout his entire career he has been expanding networks worldwide, connecti...

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In 1991 Dai Davies introduced Internet technology into the pan-European backbone, EuropaNet, which was originally planned as an X.25 network.

IN the NEWS

We found some pretty cool stories – and photos – concerning Internet Hall of Famers who were in the news in November. In addition to providing insightful food for thought in interviews, they themselves turned up as subjects for the media far and wide. Here are a few examples.

Internet HISTORY Timeline

Mapping inductees’ defining moments in Internet history.

1987

The Fraunhofer audio team that helped to develop MP3 (from left): Harald Popp, Stefan Krägeloh, Hartmut Schott, Bernhard Grill, Heinz Gerhäuser, Ernst Eberlein, Karlheinz Brandenburg und Thomas Sporer (Picture: Fraunhofer IIS/Kurt Fuchs).

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