What is the Internet?
and what does it do?
The internet gives us access to endless amounts of information
Entertainment and ways of communication
made up of millions of computers around the world
made up by two main categories: servers and browsers
where most of the information on the internet 'lives'
the hardware used to access the internet
these are specialised computers which store information, share information with other servers, and make this info available to the general public.
are what people use to access the world wide web from any standard computer or mobile device
When you connect your computer to the internet, you are connecting to a special type of server which is provided and operated by your (ISP)
Internet Service Provider (ISP)
refers to a company that provides internet services, including personal and business access to the internet
for a monthly fee, the service provider usually provides a software package, username, password and access phone number - equipped with a modem, you can then log on to the