Down to the Wire, the story of New Zealand’s Internet

Cool. AND Flying Nun – in the year of – downloads to boot.

In the end, we won through, and in April, New Zealand became the first country in the Pacific region with a full and direct connection to the US Internet backbone. NASA itself had agreed to pay for half of the 9.6kbit/s undersea link from Hawaii through to Waikato University.


Published by Michael Jeans

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