What is the Internet?
A network of networks, bringing together people, information, hardware and software around the World.
You can connect to the Internet:
- dialing out to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) using SLIP (Serial Line Internet Protocol) or PPP (Point to Point Protocol).
- directly through Cable Modem, DSL (Digital Subscriber Line), dedicated ISP connection, using TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol).
- dialing out to a computer connected to the Internet using a common communications package and using Internet packages in the remote computer.