Commercialization of packet switching (1975-1985): A Canadian perspective [History of Communications]

@article{Rybczynski2009CommercializationOP,
  title={Commercialization of packet switching (1975-1985): A Canadian perspective [History of Communications]},
  author={Tony Rybczynski},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
  year={2009},
  volume={47}
}
  • T. Rybczynski
  • Published 1 December 2009
  • History
  • IEEE Communications Magazine
The following article provides a fast-moving, exciting account of the early days of commercial packet switching in the 1970s, focusing on X.25 and, in particular, on Datapac, the X.25-based Canadian packet switching network. It follows an earlier article in this Column on packet switching in the United Kingdom. We hope to publish additional papers on the history of packet switching from other countries as well. We are so used to the Internet and its amazing suite of ever growing applications… 

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