BITNET(redirected from Because It’s There Network)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.
A network cooperative that predated wide use of the Internet. It allowed universities that joined and purchased modems to share information with each other. Formed between Yale and the City University of New York in 1981, it was used by many universities worldwide during the 1980s. By the mid-1990s, however, it had largely disintegrated.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved