Reply to post: Sorry, Oz.

First Wi-Fi box ever is chosen as Australia's best contribution to global history

jake Silver badge

Sorry, Oz.

Look up "ALOHANet" and the ALOHA protocol from 1971. Pre-dates this by decades.

Then there was SRI's "Packet Radio Van" from the mid 1970s. Was largish, but it was (and still is!) a WiFi router by any other name.

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