Year Table

Year Table of Internet History of Asia and World

Year

Asia

World

1971


1974


Ethernet

BBN Telenet Service

1978


CACHE (BBS)

1980

ACSNET, Australia

Networks-80, India

IPv4 Network Development Proposal (S.Korea)

1982

International Academic NetWorkshop (IANW)

1985

BITNET in Asia, Japan

Pacific Computer Comm. Symposium (PCCS)

DNS Deployment

Pacific Computer Comm. Symposium (PCCS)

2000 Hosts

1986

ccTLDs in Asia

Int'l Academic NetWorkshop-AsiaPacific

Joint Workshop on Computer Communications

SDN Workshop (changed to WCCW, SWCC)

1990

IP Meeting, Japan (changed to Internet Week)

1993

JPNIC (originally JNIC)

APNIC Pilot Project

IETF RFC ( Japan , South Korea )

KRNET

1994

Interop, Tokyo

Broadband Network Project, South Korea

1997

APAN

TransPac Project

M Root Server, Japan

ThruNet, South Korea

Naver, South Korea

STAR TAP

Google

1998

APTLD (originally APccTLD)

APBioNet

Singapore-MIT Alliance(Remote Class)

Int'l Forum on the White Paper (IFWP)

ICANN

US-EU Safe Harbor Agreement

1999

First ICANN Meeting, Singapore

Remote Intercontinental Class (USA-Japan)

Alibaba, China

Tencent, China

SayClub, and Cyworld, South Korea

2000

Trans-Eurasia Information Network(TEIN)

APOPS

AP* Retreat

Baidu, C hina

Chinese Domain Name Consortium (CDNC)

100 Million Internet Users in Asia

2001

School on Internet (SOI) Asia

Asia PKI Consortium (originally Asia PKI Forum)

2002

APCERT

APNG Camp , Bangkok

IETF, Yokohama

Silk Programme

2004

GLORIAD (China, Russia, South Korea,...)

GLORIAD

Facebook

Alipay

2005

100 Million Internet Users in China

WSIS, Tunis

YouTube

2007

SIGCOMM, Kyoto

Smart Phone (iPhone)

Android OS

2008

AsiaFI.net

IGF, Hyderabad

Africa Asia Forum on Network Res. & Eng.

China: Largest Internet User Population (220m)

Blockchain and Bitcoin

OIC-CERT

Airbnb

2009

Interop, Mumbai

Weibo, China

Central Asia Res. & Edu. Network (CAREN)

100 Million Websites with Apache

WhatsApp

Uber

One ZB Data/Year (IDC)

2010

APrIGF

APIX

Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA)

2011

One Billion Internet Users in Asia

IPv4 Exhaustion at APNIC

Asia Internet History Project

Two Billion Internet Users

IPv4 Exhaustion at IANA

Cyberspace Conference, London

2 Million Monthly New Malware Samples (McAfee)

2012

DiDi Chuxing, China

WCIT-2012 , Geneva

Facebook with One Billion Users

2013

One Billion Messaging Users in Asia

Alipay: Mobile payment platform

Snowden Revelations

One Billion Messaging Users in the World

One Billion Smartphones/Year

2014

World Internet Conference, Wuzhen, China

Korea Internet History Project

NETmundial, Sao Paulo

3 Billion Internet Users

Ten ZB Data Created/Year (IDC)

2015

India: Second Largest Internet User Population

2016

AlphaGo vs Lee Sedol

Electronic World Trade Platform(Alibaba)

IANA Transfer (2016-10-01)

Mirai, First IoT DDoS

2019

5G Deployment (China, South Korea)

2020

Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) - China,...

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