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Internet Timeline 1967

NPL Tests The First Packet-Switching Network


ARPA was renamed to DARPA to reflect its sponsorship by the Department of Defense. The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in England created the NPL network to experiment with packet switching using 768Kbps (Kilobits per second) lines. Later that year the first meeting of the three independent packet network teams (RAND, NPL, ARPA) was held.