Definitions for "ISP - Internet Service Provider"
Keywords:  aol, dialup, msn, backbone, broadband
A company that maintains a network that is linked to the Internet via a dedicated communication line, usually a high-speed link known as a T1. The ISP offers use of its dedicated communication lines to users who want access to the Internet and email.
The organisation or company that provides you with an Internet service, typically allowing your computer to access this service using a modem over the telephone line.
Hosting company that provides user access to such Internet services as email, the World Wide Web, newsgroups, etc.