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The Baby Networks: Nordic Positions Before the Internet

Abstract : This paper discusses the computer network situation immediately before the arrival of the internet. In various countries, there were a number of isolated network “islands,” following different standards of technical characteristics called videotex. The paper discusses the different regional standards that were used and what types of services were made available, and asks what role the Nordic countries played in this development and in the transition to the internet.
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Tomas Ohlin. The Baby Networks: Nordic Positions Before the Internet. 3rd History of Nordic Computing (HiNC), Oct 2010, Stockholm, Sweden. pp.278-286, ⟨10.1007/978-3-642-23315-9_31⟩. ⟨hal-01564661⟩

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