Hall of Fame Highlights

Nearly 30 years ago, Ermanno Pietrosemoli had a life-changing choice to make: accept an invitation to compete in the world’s first officially sanctioned mountain bike competition in the United States, or follow through with teaching telecommunication...

In THEIR own WORDS

Venezuela's First Connection a Result of "Sheer Luck"

Ermanno Pietrosemoli

Ermanno Pietrosemoli is known as a pioneer, both for his efforts to connect Latin American to the Internet and for setting a world record for distance of a Wi-Fi signal.

IN the NEWS

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Nepalese villagers may soon have greater access to health care thanks in part to the long-term vision of an Internet Hall of Fame inductee. 

Internet HISTORY Timeline

Mapping inductees’ defining moments in Internet history.

IHOF Award 

1958

Sixty years ago, the U.S. government created the Advanced Research Projects Agency in response to the Soviet’s Sputnik launch.  

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