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  •  Online Service is a company that offers access to
  1. – E-mail
  2. – Discussion Groups
  3. – Weather Information
  4. – Newspapers Articles
  5. – Chat Rooms
  6. – Online Games
  7. – Stock Information
  8. – Electronic Banking and Business (etc.)
  •  Most popular are America Online, CompuServe and Prodigy.

Connection through MODEM:

  •  Modem is used to access Internet.
  •  ISPs provide these types of services for home users and businesses.
  •  Telephone line will be used to connect to the internet.
  •  Users computer will dial into the ISPs server identify it and gain access to the Internet.
  •  ISPs Server assigned an assigned Dynamic IP address to the customer’s computer.
  •  Usually a Modem has speed

– 28.8 Kbps, 33.6 Kbps, or 56 Kbps

INTERNET ADDRESSES:

Six primary domains for US Internet sites are

  • i. COM (Commercial)
  • ii. EDU (Education)
  • iii. GOV (Government)
  • iv. MIL (Military)
  • v. NET (Network)
  • vi. ORG (Organization)
  • INTRODUCTION TO BROWSING:
  1.  Web browsers or Internet browsers are used to access Internet.
  2.  A browser includes E-mail features, Newsreaders and tools for Downloads files.
  3.  Famous browsers are Netscape Communicator and Internet Explorer.

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