The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):
Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc.
A company, originally known as Bolt, Beranek and
Newman, Inc. (BBN), based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
BBN were awarded the original contract to build the ARPANET
and have been extensively involved in Internet development.
They are responsible for managing NNSC, CSNET, and
The language LOGO was developed at BBN, as was the BBN
BBN Home (http://bbn.com/).