- Online Service is a company that offers access to
- – Discussion Groups
- – Weather Information
- – Newspapers Articles
- – Chat Rooms
- – Online Games
- – Stock Information
- – 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
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:
- Web browsers or Internet browsers are used to access Internet.
- A browser includes E-mail features, Newsreaders and tools for Downloads files.
- Famous browsers are Netscape Communicator and Internet Explorer.