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Krystyna Gielo-perczak
01-11-1994, 05:13 PM
Dear Biomch-L subscribers,
Purely as a matter of interest I appended a file containing news about
Internet. In response to this, the following items appeared on S.Blancherd's
email list some days ago.
Regards,
Krystyna Gielo-Perczak, Co-moderator Biomch-L

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> The Internet Index
> Revised: 12/16/93
>
> Annual rate of growth for Gopher traffic: 997%
>
> Annual rate of growth for World-Wide Web traffic: 341,634%
>
> Average time between new networks connecting to the Internet: 10 minutes
>
> Number of newspaper and magazine articles about the Internet during the
> first nine months of 1993: over 2300
>
> Number of mail messages carried by IBM's Internet gateways
> in January, 1993: about 340,000
>
> Number of mail messages carried by Digital's Internet gateways
> in June, 1993: over 700,000
>
> Advertised network numbers in July, 1993: 13,293
> Advertised network numbers in July, 1992: 5,739
>
> Date after which more than half the registered networks were
> commercial: August, 1991
>
> Number of Internet hosts in Norway, per 1000 population: 5
> Number of Internet hosts in United States, per 1000 population: 4
> Number of Internet hosts in July, 1993: 1,776,000
>
> Round-trip time from Digital CRL to mcmvax.mcmurdo.gov in McMurdo, Antartica:
> 640 milliseconds
> Number of hops: 18
>
> Number of USENET articles posted on a typical day in February, 1993: 350,000
> Number of megabytes posted: 44
> Number of users posting: 80,000
> Number of sites represented: 25,000
>
>
> Number of countries reachable by electronic mail: 137 (approx.)
> Number of countries not reachable by electronic mail: 99 (approx.)
> Number of countries on the Internet: 60
>
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