... Internet Introduction The 19th century saw, what we could call, a telecommunication revolution. The telegraph and the pneumatic tube were two major breakthroughs in the field of telecommunication. The Victorian Internet is, thus, a term fit to describe the advancements in technology at that time. This expression is, actually, a title to Tom Standage’s 1998 book in which he describes how the telegraph technology changed the way people communicated; how it revolutionized business, and made way for new levels of contact and communication, be it romance, crime or professional.
The Victorian Internet – where the future began
If we look at it, telecommunication technology in the 19th century was a bigger b...