UUNET Communication Services

A Non-Profit Corporation

UUNET Communications Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to maintaining Internet infrastructure and core software. The fund was started with a royalty from UUNET Technologies. After that initial contribution, the fund has been administered by the 501(c)(3) non-profit Internet Multicasting Service.

UUNET Communication Services administers the Internet Software Consortium which provides funding for reference implementations of Internet standards. This key software is freely available on the Internet and helps corporations and other parties build interoperable software.

Among the projects that UCS help fund are: