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As Platinum Jubilee celebrations are underway it reminded us of this image.

On March 26, 1976, the Queen visited the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment, a telecommunications research centre in Malvern, England, and using ARPANET — the computer network that eventually morphed into the current internet — making her the first royal to send an email

Queen Elizabeth II, on the internet, in 1976. Credit: Peter Kirstein

Free WiFi Over the Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend

Baltic Broadband will be using it’s high speed broadband network to provide on-street free WiFi around the Liverpool City Region, offering unlimited data so people can their share content and experiences.

During the Jubilee, look for the WiFi name “Jubilee” and connect as usual. There is no password required and the service will be active from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June.