Internet

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The Internet is the largest network of interconnected computing devices that use the Internet protocol suite, TCP/IP, to link the devices globally.


Definitions

According to the Strategic Management by David and David (15th edition),

Internet. A global system of interconnected computers that serve billions of users worldwide; provides a vast range of information resources and services; enables billions of businesses and individuals globally to communicate instantly with each other by email, tweets, etc.

Services

The Internet allows for a variety of services such as:

  • Access to the World Wide Web (WWW), which is a vast number of inter-linked hypertext documents and applications.
  • Delivery of emails.
  • Support for VoIP telephony.
  • Support for file sharing.

See also

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