Internet Service Providers (ISP)

What is it?

It is a company which provides internet services, including personal and business access to the internet. The internet service provider, provides a software package for a monthly fee, which usually includes a username, password and access phone number. Equipped with a modem, you can log onto the Internet and browse the worldwide web and USENET, and send and receive emails. ISP’s serve large companies as well as individuals,, providing direct connection from the companies network to the internet.

 

What is your IP address?

An IP address is a unique address that computing devices such as personal computers, tablets, and smartphones use to identify itself and communicate with other devices in the IP network. Any device connected to the IP network must have an unique IP address within the network. An IP address is analogous to a street address or telephone number in that it is used to uniquely identify an entity.

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