List of United Kingdom ISPs by age

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The following is a history of UK Internet service providers (ISPs) in order of the date they started trading.

United Kingdom ISPs by age[edit]

  1. 1985-6 GreenNet[1]
  2. 1990 Pipex[2]
  3. 1992-06-01 Demon Internet[3]
  4. 1992 ExNet Initially as 'HelpEx' service[4] [5] [6] [7]
  5. 1993 Pavilion[8] (Sold to Easynet from 1 January 2001, but e-mail addresses remain extant under the pavilion.net domain)
  6. 1994-10-13 Zetnet[9][10]
  7. 1994 Easynet
  8. 1994 U-NET[11]
  9. 1995 Netdirect (NDO, now part of Namesco)
  10. 1995 Internet Central[12]
  11. 1995 Flexnet
  12. 1995 Power Internet Ltd[13] (Powernet), now part of the Timico Technology Group[14]
  13. 1995 Unipalm-Pipex
  14. 1995 Zen Internet
  15. 1996 Lumison
  16. 1996 Simwood[15]
  17. 1996 Claranet[16]
  18. 1996-11 Entanet
  19. 1997 Force 9
  20. 1998 Elite Limited[17]
  21. 1998 Freeserve

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Willetts, Peter (15 December 2010). Non-Governmental Organizations in World Politics: The Construction of Global Governance. Routledge. ISBN 9781136848537.
  2. ^ "How the UK got connected". The Telegraph. 2016-10-27. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2019-09-17.
  3. ^ Mansell, Robin (2002). Inside the Communication Revolution: Evolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198296560.
  4. ^ https://lost-contact.mit.edu/afs/nada.kth.se/misc/hacks/sun4x_57/common/texts/services/21
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-12-08. Retrieved 2015-12-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ http://www.exnet.com/Contract961201.html
  7. ^ https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/comp.mail.maps/7gRS4W1iyfA
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-06-14. Retrieved 2009-07-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ Smith, Marvin. "Fishing The Net..." Shetland Fishing News. Archived from the original on 2000-02-26.
  10. ^ "Zetnet Internet Service". PC Home. January 1997. Archived from the original on 2005-02-10. Retrieved 2007-05-31.
  11. ^ https://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/5317035.u-net-takes-on-extra-staff/
  12. ^ http://www.ic.co.uk/about-ic/
  13. ^ http://www.powergroup.co.uk/
  14. ^ http://www.comms-dealer.com/industry-news/timico-acquires-powernet/
  15. ^ https://Simwood.com
  16. ^ "International Capabilities, Claranet UK". Claranet. Retrieved 2009-09-15.
  17. ^ "About Elite, Elite Limited". Elite Limited. Archived from the original on 2012-07-28. Retrieved 2012-04-11.