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Internet Service Providers

  • By: Kathy Broneck
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

An Internet Service Provider (ISP) is a company that provides access to the Internet. The majority of ISPs supply users with software, dial-up numbers, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, login names, and passwords in exchange for a monthly fee, which can range ...

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