In this way, Internet promoted a balance regarding the potentials of firms to operate in the international market; the limitation of operational costs – which followed – helped enterprises to survive even during severe market turbulences; however, through the years, another issue appeared; technology was continuously developed, new systems were established and the forms of Internet connectivity changed; Wireless Internet solutions made available to businesses and individuals in all countries worldwide. Wireless Internet offers greater advances – compared to the traditional network modes – but its requirements cannot be met by all its users; enterprises that are interested in the specific technology need to update their Internet technology regularly in order to keep their competitiveness in the particular field. The role of Wireless Internet in modern organizations and its potential use for changing the traditional form of business activities can be understood only if its history is studied; the history of the specific technology is actually related with the appearance and the development of Internet.
The historical development of Internet is not identical with that of computers the history of which has been identified in the 19th century – and the work of Charles Babbage (Okin, 2005, 36); Internet, in its initial form, has appeared in 1970s – especially in 1971 - as a ‘Network Control Protocol’ (Okin, 2005, 150, Sarkar, 2006, 155); through the years, the network protocols employed in the Internet have been developed aiming to respond to the increase of the needs of users but also to the development of technology – which has been radical; since technology used in computers worldwide has been continuously updated the Internet should follow the same rate of development. The fact that Internet was developed rather recently – compared to the computing systems – cannot lead to the assumption that the specific technology is