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Telecom Viatel

Uncategorized February 9th, 2009

Viatel was my introduction to networked computing in Australia in the late 1980s. The trusty old Commodore 64 sucked down those pages line at a time through the 300/75 baud modem. Yes, that’s 300 bps down and 75bps up… Then came BBSes and FidoNet and the blazingly fast 1200 baud modem and the NEC APC-III [...]