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ISPs (Internet Service Providers)

What is an ISP?. An . ISP (or Internet Service Provider) is a company that offers users a connection to the internet.. Methods of Delivery. There are many different ways for a user to access the internet. The two primary methods of .

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ISPs (Internet Service Providers)






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ISPs (Internet Service Providers)Slide2

What is an ISP?

An

ISP (or Internet Service Provider) is a company that offers users a connection to the internet.Slide3

Methods of Delivery

There are many different ways for a user to access the internet. The two primary methods of

delivery are:

Cable

Internet

– Internet accessed through the cable

network. Rogers

is an example of cable

internet

DSL

Internet

– DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is internet

accessed

through the phone network. Bell is an example of

DSL internetSlide4

Methods of Delivery

Other methods of delivery include

:

Wireless (cellular)

– The internet access through the cell phone network

Satellite

– The internet accessed through satellite connections.

Telephone Line –

The internet accessed through using a modem that dials to a particular phone number to access the internet.

T1 or T3 –

High speed fibre optic connections used by large companies and ISPs to access the internet.Slide5

Other Important Terms

Bandwidth –

The speed at which data can be transferred. Measured in MBS (megabits per Second

)

Upload –

Sending information or Information moving from your computer to another location

.

Download –

Receiving information or Information moving from another location to your computer

.

 

Cap –

The maximum amount of data you are allowed to transfer. Usually measured in GB per month.Slide6